General Discussion Triathlon Talk » Bar end shifter question Rss Feed  
Moderators: k9car363, alicefoeller Reply
2016-08-23 9:17 AM


286
100100252525
Subject: Bar end shifter question

So I'm upgrading my older Shimano DA drive train to the 11 speed Ultegra 6800 set and had a question on the shifters. Looks like Shimano only sells DA 9000 TT bar end shifters, and they run $90.

Are there any "value" alternatives out there?

Thanks!


2016-08-23 6:51 PM
in reply to: jdevito20

User image

Veteran
572
5002525
Hudson Valley
Subject: RE: Bar end shifter question
It's important to match shifters with rear derailleurs of the same brand. Each brand has mechanical ratios for precise shifting; otherwise, the chain won't shift correctly. Just pay the $90 bucks for 11 speed, or upgrade to 10 speed for less cost.
2016-08-25 8:17 AM
in reply to: Six000MileYear


286
100100252525
Subject: RE: Bar end shifter question
thanks for in input, I'm going to just get the DA shifter, best to match brands
2016-09-01 8:06 PM
in reply to: jdevito20

User image


216
100100
Subject: RE: Bar end shifter question
Microshift makes Shimano-compatible bar end shifters, but you'll only save $10-20. It's pretty hard to pass up Dura Ace for generic when the price difference is that small.
New Thread
General Discussion Triathlon Talk » Bar end shifter question Rss Feed  
RELATED POSTS

Lazy question about Bar End Shimano shifters

Started by Leegoocrap
Views: 858 Posts: 5

2010-06-24 3:03 PM bcart1991

Aerolite Aero bars and bar end shifters

Started by GaryRM
Views: 550 Posts: 1

2009-04-23 1:12 PM GaryRM

FIRST POST INTRO and aero bar setup/bar end brake and shifter questions

Started by TRI-ing soldier
Views: 2881 Posts: 5

2009-01-02 12:46 PM caelric

DA 9sp Bar End Shifter SIS Question

Started by Greshe
Views: 617 Posts: 5

2008-11-24 5:35 PM pitt83

Possible silly questions RE: Bar-end shifters

Started by thegomer
Views: 617 Posts: 4

2007-01-14 5:01 PM vortmax
RELATED ARTICLES
date : June 25, 2010
author : Coach AJ
comments : 0
I have a four week gap between the end of my sprint program and the beginning of my Olympic plan. Is it ok to just keep adding the volume needed to begin the Olympic plan?
 
date : May 25, 2009
author : FitWerx
comments : 0
I read somewhere about "bar ends" to put on your handle bars, do you recommend them? Is this similar to adding clip on aero bars?
date : January 29, 2006
author : Nancy Clark
comments : 2
You can spend a small fortune on these pre-wrapped bundles of energy, thinking they offer magic ingredients-not true. “Energy” simply means “provides calories” and not “will make you feel energetic."
 
date : September 2, 2004
author : Michael
comments : 0
If you develop a strategy for the off-season, you can go into the next season stronger than you ended the past season.