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#612384 - 30th Oct 2011 2:41pm Mountain bike advice
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Can u put trigger shift gears or a bile with twist grip gears by jus swapping the shifter or would I not work

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#612407 - 30th Oct 2011 3:22pm Re: Mountain bike advice [Re: Jingojay]
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yes you can, messy but ok

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#612409 - 30th Oct 2011 3:25pm Re: Mountain bike advice [Re: paulph1972]
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Is it easy like n is it only 1 cable tar

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#612419 - 30th Oct 2011 3:58pm Re: Mountain bike advice [Re: Jingojay]
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Always best to fit new cable(s) when you do.Watch out for using Sram shifters with Shimano gears as some of their shifters pull a different amount of cable.
Try the CTC web site,tech section for all the info you need.A good sorce site for all cycling is the late Sheldon Brown's.It's the "bike bible".
Good luck.
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#612490 - 30th Oct 2011 6:28pm Re: Mountain bike advice [Re: Jingojay]
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What rear mech are you using?

Remember to buy the correct speed shifter aswell.
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#612830 - 31st Oct 2011 9:14am Re: Mountain bike advice [Re: MrPhil]
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Well I have a shit bike with good gears n getin another 1 with twist ones just want 2 swap them like could any1 do it for the right price thanks

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