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List of integrated shifters with interior cable routing for brakes and shifter cables

Old 08-21-12, 11:42 AM
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List of integrated shifters with interior cable routing for brakes and shifter cables

I'm looking to replace my 1980's era road bike with something newer. Integrated shift levers - heck, indexed shifting, period - have really caught my eye. The only thing that bugs me is integrated shifters with the shift cables coming out the sides of the hoods, but the brake cables routed under the hood and bar tape.

It wasn't until I began using my road bike for daily commuting to work that I realized how frustrating grinding gears and using stem shifters in downtown traffic are (even after tuning the shifting and replacing the cables!). I went by a local bike shop the other day to try out a bike with integrated shifters and the difference in shifting from my 1980's road bike was unbelievable.

So I'm looking for a new road bike, and have absolutely no idea what shift groups have integrated shifters where the cables for both the brakes and shifters are routed internally / hidden under the hood and bar tape. Is there a quick list anywhere?
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Everyone has hidden cables now. Walk into a bike shop.
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Righto. But say I want to do research ahead of time and get a list of all the options that are out there. For example, as far as I can tell, any Shimano groups below Shimano 105 still have exposed shift cables.
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Nothing like "An Annotated Guide to Modern Shift Groups" out there?
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I dont think anyone is maintaining a list.

For current, this year's models, all Campagnolo will have under bar tape cable routing (as far as I know). Shimano 105, Ultegra, Dura Ace will have it. Anything older Shimano doesn't have it. I dont know anything about SRAM, but I think most or all of their groups have it too.
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