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Shimano Alfine 11 bar-end shifters?

Old 08-31-20, 11:46 AM
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Shimano Alfine 11 bar-end shifters?

I have a Shimano Alfine 11-speed hub, but the shifters do not fit on the drop bars that I prefer. So I'm using another set of handlebars that just don't work well. I don't like them.

I want to go back to the drop bars (which I had been using with an older Shimano 8-speed hub, with a set of "brifters" made by a company, Micro-something, that doesn't make them for an 11-speed hub, and seems to have gone out of business, anyway).

I could use the drop bars if I could find a set of bar-end shifters that work with the Alfine 11.

Do any such bar-end shifters exist?
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Old 08-31-20, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by SlimAgainSoon View Post
I have a Shimano Alfine 11-speed hub, but the shifters do not fit on the drop bars that I prefer. So I'm using another set of handlebars that just don't work well. I don't like them.

I want to go back to the drop bars (which I had been using with an older Shimano 8-speed hub, with a set of "brifters" made by a company, Micro-something, that doesn't make them for an 11-speed hub, and seems to have gone out of business, anyway).

I could use the drop bars if I could find a set of bar-end shifters that work with the Alfine 11.

Do any such bar-end shifters exist?
Yes, Jtek https://www.bike-components.de/en/Jt...hifter-p56491/
And "Micro-something" has done and continues to do 11 speed brifter. https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/gear-shi...nal-gear-hubs/

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Old 08-31-20, 03:17 PM
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https://bikeshed.johnhoogstrate.nl/b...tible-shifters
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Old 08-31-20, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by hartsu View Post
Yes, Jtek https://www.bike-components.de/en/Jt...hifter-p56491/
And "Micro-something" has done and continues to do 11 speed brifter. https://www.sjscycles.co.uk/gear-shi...nal-gear-hubs/
Well, what do you know, Microshift is still at it, and has an 11-speed version of "drifters."

I'll have to look at the exchange rate to see what 199.99 translates into for us spending Uncle Sams.

Abd a JTek bar-end shifter, too (though kinda pricey).

Many thanks for the links!
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Originally Posted by SlimAgainSoon View Post
Well, what do you know, Microshift is still at it, and has an 11-speed version of "drifters."

I'll have to look at the exchange rate to see what 199.99 translates into for us spending Uncle Sams.

Abd a JTek bar-end shifter, too (though kinda pricey).

Many thanks for the links!
$267.35...excluding taxes
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Jtek is CNC machined .. company selling them is in England..

Microshift is part of the Taiwanese Sun Race Group.
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