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Old 02-02-18, 02:36 AM
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Trekking bars

I have a Centurion Pro-tour with drop bars and I am contemplating putting on some trekking bars. Right now it is setup with Shimano 105 10 speed rear and 3 front. What do you those of you who use trekking bars use as shifters and brake levers. My brakes are post mounted Dia-comp center-pulls.
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Shimano EF51 for me, although I don't know if those come in 10s.
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My trekking has MTB diameter. I use rapid-fire shifters and Shimano trekking v-brake levers.

If you attempt conversion, (1) make sure that the diameter will match your components; (2) if you swap handlebars keeping the same stem, it'll change your position by shortening the reach. You'll probably want to use a longer stem.

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Yup, trekking bars are MTB diameter 7/8" / 22.2mm I have 2, ITM, made, different products of theirs ..

there are flat bar road /fitness bike controls, seen on EU AU shimano sites..

(but, Mine are Rohloff grip shifters..) MTB Brakes..
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I put Campagnolo Victory 10 speed shifters on a Trek 930 with trekking bars.

Yes, I built a new rear wheel and tossed all the Shi*mano stuff. The Campy shifters etc worked beautifully.
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