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An idea to improve Campy shifters

Old 07-19-06, 03:12 PM
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An idea to improve Campy shifters

How about putting a little scuffed surface on that downshifter on the brake handle? Give it more grip.

It's just smooth plastic, and in the heat I've found lately that the darned thing gets real slippery, making shifting a bit of a crap shoot.

Just seems like a little thing that might make you feel a little grip to the deal instead of just being smooth plastic or whatever it is.
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Get some grip tape, or gaffers tape, or something on it. Maybe from a photog supply store?
I put some on a previous "slippy" digicam and it worked great.


(I wish they made em all scuffed up so that after 3 years of riding it would still look "new" - sort of like pre-stressed jeans)
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Oooo.....yeah....I have some gaffers tape.....nice black stuff too....I'll try that.
Thanks for the suggestion.
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Improve on Campy? That's easy.... Shimano!

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Improve on Campy? That's easy.... Shimano!

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Self adhesive sand paper. Pick you grit (I suggest 220 or more) and cut to fit. Better still: skateboard tape.
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