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Can't find ST-6400 brake hoods

Old 10-18-15, 09:18 AM
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Can't find ST-6400 brake hoods

Or 105, RSX, RX100. I don't need any yet, but I was searching online and I don't even see any on ebay. Does anyone know a place that has them? I'd like to have a spare set on hand.
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Put "shimano brake hoods" in your ebay search. There are plenty of them listed.

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Old 10-18-15, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by denny1969 View Post
Put "shimano brake hoods" in your ebay search. There are plenty of them listed.

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I did. There's brake hoods on ebay for probably every brake ever made in the history of mankind except the ones I need.
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Originally Posted by denny1969 View Post
Put "shimano brake hoods" in your ebay search. There are plenty of them listed.

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Cmon Dennis, he's a Lazyass and we have to find them for him.

Here you go Shimano 105SC RX100 Black Aero Brake Hoods | eBay
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Originally Posted by clubman View Post
Cmon Dennis, he's a Lazyass and we have to find them for him.

Here you go Shimano 105SC RX100 Black Aero Brake Hoods | eBay
Those are for brake-only levers. The OP has brifters.

Unfortunately, I can't be of help, either. Hoods for brifters can be really tough to source after a few generations have gone by.
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Donor bike, sell off everything else.
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Donor bike, sell off everything else.

I remember a story about Drew Alcazar doing that once with a Shelby Mustang restoration, just for the correct set of Polyglas GT tires it was wearing.
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At first I wasn't going to reply to this thread, but then I got to thinking.

RX100 A550, 105 (1055), and Ultegra (6400) all use the same hoods for the aero brake levers, are readily available, and cost about $10-$12 a pair on eBay.

RX100 STI, RSX. 105 STI, and Ultegra STI 7 and 8 speed brifters all use the same hoods, are much harder to find and much more expensive at about $55 a pair on eBay.
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Old 10-19-15, 04:20 AM
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Originally Posted by clubman View Post
Cmon Dennis, he's a Lazyass and we have to find them for him.

Here you go Shimano 105SC RX100 Black Aero Brake Hoods | eBay
But this Lazyass knows the difference between aero brakes and STI's, and those ain't for STI's
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Old 10-19-15, 04:28 AM
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
Donor bike, sell off everything else.
Hell no, I love this bike. Made in the USA.

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If someone is interested, I have a white pair that is in the parts bin (I think). The white is hard to come by.
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How about a pair for 600 EX Aero 6200 series ... anyone anyone?
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And while I'm well aware that this forum discussion is now 4 1/2 years old, I own a NOS/NIP pair of the white hoods for ST-6400 "brifters" that I no longer have any need for, as my 2 x bikes that are all kitted out with the 8-speed version of the final Shimano 600 Ultegra groupset each use aero BL-6403 brake levers & downtube shifters...just in case anyone comes across this archived discussion in the future and may be interested?

Gonna list them for sale upon eBay once I have a spare moment.

Cheers guys...Matt.
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Old 09-20-19, 02:12 PM
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Originally Posted by RoadGuy View Post
At first I wasn't going to reply to this thread, but then I got to thinking.

RX100 A550, 105 (1055), and Ultegra (6400) all use the same hoods for the aero brake levers, are readily available, and cost about $10-$12 a pair on eBay.

RX100 STI, RSX. 105 STI, and Ultegra STI 7 and 8 speed brifters all use the same hoods, are much harder to find and much more expensive at about $55 a pair on eBay.
I had been resigned to keeping the original hoods on my ST-6400 levers rather than pay $45 to get levers from Belgium. Today (I know this thread is old, I've read it a dozen times) I noticed that a seller on Ebay has listed ST-1055 lever hoods, and their manufacturer part number is a match in the ST-1055 parts diagram. Shimano designated different bracket body part numbers, with the cover numbers to match, but the diagrams are nearly identical (ST-1055 apparently had a triple front option Ultegra didn't).

How certain are you that ST 105 hoods fit ST 6400 shifters?
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would the hoods by chance also fit 6500 series shifters?
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would the hoods by chance also fit 6500 series shifters?
I'm going to start a new thread. @RoadGuy hasn't posted since 2017.
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OK: 6400 brake levers are non-aero (cables come out of the top of the lever body). So you arelooking for hoods for later levers.
What is the number on the lever itself?
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Originally Posted by Unca_Sam View Post
I'm going to start a new thread. @RoadGuy hasn't posted since 2017.
fair enough. and, i didn't notice the post you replied was from april...lol. duh

nevertheless, i'm looking for entirely different hoods, apparently
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