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Old 06-23-10, 08:45 PM
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I need suggestions on some shifters

I just got a Novara Safari and completely distain the twist shifters. Does anyone have a recommendation on some good trigger shifters or some other options? Here is what I am considering so far...

https://www.rei.com/product/778777?pr...:referralID=NA

or these:

https://brandscycle.com/product/shima...70-43048-1.htm

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As long as your Safari has 9 cogs in back either of those shifters you linked to will work fine.
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I like the REI offering. I dislike the gear position indicator and you can remove it for a cleaner bar. Cheaper is nice and I prefer simplicity especially when it comes to touring.
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You may like the SRAM grip shifters. I had the Shimano and didn't like them. as I use treking bars, the grip shifts work well for me
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I was actually thinking about doing this: https://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...s.aspx?sc=FRGL

with these: https://www.treefortbikes.com/product...-Thumbies.html

Because I saw the same thing here and liked it : https://www.velonaut.net/blog/?page_id=568



Thoughts?
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The Paul Thumbies and Shimano Bar Ends are a fantastic combo, easy to use and bulletproof. I use this setup on my bikes and it works great.
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