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Shimano Sora Brifters

Old 06-29-08, 04:58 PM
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Shimano Sora Brifters

Hi,

Two years ago I was able to purchase new 8 speed triple ring Sora Brifters from
Nashbar for $80. Now, they don't even offer them.

Shimano has recently upgraded the Sora brifters to be flight deck compatible so the standard price for a 7 speed triple is about $160 to $180. HarrisCyclery has the 7 speed triple Soras for $160 and $40.00 shipping. I have searched around Ebay, Craigs List, etc for non-flight deck NOS Soras at close to my original cost. No luck.

Can anyone offer any helpful suggestions and why has the price zoomed up?

Thanks,

Sinch
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Old 06-29-08, 05:04 PM
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I guess it's time to put my old Sora 8 speed shifters on ebay.
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Sora has been upgraded to 9-speed. Shimano's 8-speed shifters are now called 2200, which are Sora quality.
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