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Old 08-11-18, 12:38 AM
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Shimano shifters, multiple downshifts?

Does any of the Shimano shifters have multiple downshifts like Campagnolo Chorus+ shifters?
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Not certain about Shimano's offerings, but Gevenalle brake/shifters let you shift up or down across the entire cassette: https://www.gevenalle.com/shifters/
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Yes, Shimano's STI brifters allow three or four downshifts with one sweep of the lever depending on the model. Of course their downtube and barend shifters will let you sweep the full width of the cassette at one time.

As dsbrantjr mentioned, Gevenalle "brifters" allow unlimited down and upshifts at will. I highly recommend them as a durable, versatile and lower cost alternative to regular brifters.
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Yeah, the rear will usually shift into a gear 3 or 4 easier if you sweep the dual control lever. Unlike ultrashift Campy levers, you can only shift one harder gear at a time, but the lever throw of the shift lever is pretty short so it's not hard in practice to drop into a much harder gear quickly. Di2 can be set up to shift continuously across the cassette by holding the shift switches, up to and including managing front shifts for you if desired.
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Yeah, the rear will usually shift into a gear 3 or 4 easier if you sweep the dual control lever. Unlike ultrashift Campy levers, you can only shift one harder gear at a time, but the lever throw of the shift lever is pretty short so it's not hard in practice to drop into a much harder gear quickly. Di2 can be set up to shift continuously across the cassette by holding the shift switches, up to and including managing front shifts for you if desired.
no campagnolo levers will let you shift 4 up and 5 down with one action. I think you misunderstood my point. Not the large lever but the release lever, can shimano release multiple gears at the same time?
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Not the large lever but the release lever, can shimano release multiple gears at the same time?
Your OP asked about "downshifts" and Shimano rear brifters will indeed downshift 3 or 4 gears at a time. They will only upshift one gear at a time
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no campagnolo levers will let you shift 4 up and 5 down with one action. I think you misunderstood my point. Not the large lever but the release lever, can shimano release multiple gears at the same time?
I was wondering about the terms being tossed about. My many 1st gen. Ergo levers will up shift through a number of cogs in one push. Since I don't get paid to ride fast I don't really care much though. Andy
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2030 brifters with downshift multiple, up shift single at a time.
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no campagnolo levers will let you shift 4 up and 5 down with one action. I think you misunderstood my point. Not the large lever but the release lever, can shimano release multiple gears at the same time?
Answered in my post. No, Shimano will not release multiple gears at the same time, except for Di2, which can sweep across the full range if you simply hold the buttons down.
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