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Old 11-17-22, 12:52 PM
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SRAM trigger shifter thumb reach issue

Anyone have an issue with your thumb comfortably reaching the bottom (release) trigger? Just converted from old Shimano XT trigger shifters to a 1x11 SRAM trigger shifter. Iíve tried all different positions on the handlebar but cannot seem to find that sweet spot. I have normal sized hands but cannot seem to reach that bottom trigger in a natural, comfortable manner. Anyone having similar issues?
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Old 11-20-22, 03:53 PM
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Rotating the shifter so the lever(s) are up higher helps. Don't position them low under the bar. Seems like you'd have found a position that works if you have 'tried everything'.
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no way mate
Excellent post. Perfect grammar, gets the point across brilliantly.
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Originally Posted by roadfix
Anyone have an issue with your thumb comfortably reaching the bottom (release) trigger? Just converted from old Shimano XT trigger shifters to a 1x11 SRAM trigger shifter. Iíve tried all different positions on the handlebar but cannot seem to find that sweet spot. I have normal sized hands but cannot seem to reach that bottom trigger in a natural, comfortable manner. Anyone having similar issues?
I actually find the ergonomics on my Sram NX 11 speed shifters to be really good.... better than the SLX and XT 11 speed shifters I have.
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