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Old 05-01-10, 08:24 AM
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Ultegra 6700 reach adjustment?

I just got new new bike with Ultegra 6700 brake/shifters.
Reviews state there is a reach adjustment screw under the cap. I sure don't see one.

Shimano's downloadable tech doc reads:
Lever stroke adjustment
If you would like to make the lever stroke larger, remove the pad spacer.
If you would like to make the lever stroke smaller, replace the pad spacer with the accessory pad spacer (10 mm).
I have scoured the internet searching for these "pad spacers" and can't find them for sale anywhere.

I'd really like to lessen the reach on those shifters.

Please help me:
Where can I find them, or that invisible reach adjustment screw?
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Well they have part numbers so they must exist (right 10mm is Y-6SC7500 & left 10mm is Y-6SC7510). I looked at the spacers fon my wife's brifters (2006 R700) and they have no part numbers on them so don't know if they are the same or not. Good luck.

EDIT: Found the tech doc on my wife's and the spacers have a different PN.

EDIT Part II: They are $1.99 per side for the 10mm & $.99 per side for the 5mm:
http://www.bikeman.com/store/merchan...SortBy=id-desc

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Thanks CACycling! Well done. My google-fu skills had deserted me. You have saved the day.
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Glad to be of help.
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If you bought the 6700 levers as separate parts, then the spacers should have been included. If you bought them as part of a complete bike then they should have come with the bike or you should ask the shop where you bought it to give you the spacers for free.
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