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Converting bar end shifters to shift / brake lever style ??

Old 08-08-17, 01:14 AM
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Converting bar end shifters to shift / brake lever style ??

What do I need to do to remove 10 speed bar end shifters and convert to shift / brake lever style - with Deore 3x10 drivetrain ?
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Originally Posted by Franko58
and convert to shift / brake lever style
Flat bar or drop bar?

What brakes do you have?
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Originally Posted by cobba
Flat bar or drop bar?

What brakes do you have?
Drop
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Originally Posted by cobba
Flat bar or drop bar?

What brakes do you have?
mechanical disc, TRP
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Since you had bar end shifters your rear derailleur should be compatible with road shifters.
You will need a road front derailleur - assuming you have a MTB one now.
You will need to confirm the brakes are compatible with road brake levers.
Otherwise should just be a matter of mounting the shifters and cabling them.
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Originally Posted by Slash5
Since you had bar end shifters your rear derailleur should be compatible with road shifters.
Was the OP using a friction shifter or a index shifter?
Is the RD a 9 speed Mtn or 10 speed Mtn?

A 9 speed Mtn RD would work with 10 speed road shifter
If it's a 10 speed Mtn RD, it has a different pull ratio to a 9 speed Mtn RD and won't work with a 10 speed road shifter.

Originally Posted by Franko58
Deore 3x10 drivetrain ?
What model is the rear derailleur?

Originally Posted by Franko58
mechanical disc, TRP
What model?
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... probably need another caliper , cable pull on road shorter than V-MTB

the Gevenalle is a super Idea.

then the bar end mech is moved to the brake lever which can be long pull V brake compatible,
no brake caliper change needed..
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You will need:
- brake/shifter levers
- front derailleur compatible with the shifter
- maybe brakes which are compatible with with the brake pull.
- new cables and housing, probably bar tape

Deore is a mtn/rec group and the front der is more than likely not compatible with brake/shifters. The rear der should be.

Road disk brakes use a different pull than mtn disk brakes, so you would need to confirm whether or not the calipers at the wheels are road or mtn models. If road models, they will be compatible; if mtn, you would need different calipers or a Travel Agent to make them work with the reduced cable pull of the road levers on shifter/brake combos. (Various companies make drop bar levers which are compatible with mtn brakes, so that is no indicator that the brakes will work with integrated brake/shifters.)
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