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Old 04-29-11, 05:42 PM
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Trekking Bars and Bar-End Shifters

Is it possible to install bar end shifters on a set of trekking (butterfly) bars?
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Old 04-30-11, 01:35 AM
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Let me make the question a little clearer--is there some sort of adapter kit available for bar ender shifters that has mounts which would allow a person to mount bar end shifters on the part of the back end of the trekking bar (directly above the head tube)?

Thanks for any help on this.
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Yes, this is exactly what I was looking for! Thanks fks!
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They sell a version at velo-orange now too.
https://store.velo-orange.com/index.p...22-2-23-8.html
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Depending on how your cables need to be routed, you my need to use some brake noodles to route the cable without kinks,

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I had just basic thumb shifters mounted right up next to the stem. It worked great.
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