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PostPosted: Thu May 24, 2012 7:02 am 
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Not an exhaustive collection by any means, but a small sample of interesting parts from my cupboard.

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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 3:21 pm 
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What are the gripshift style shifters - they look like junior lightsabers!


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PostPosted: Fri May 25, 2012 3:40 pm 
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I was wondering that... combined with the rear mech and levers you've got the ultimate steam punk bike.


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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 12:24 am 
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PostPosted: Sat May 26, 2012 7:49 pm 
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markoc wrote:
What are the gripshift style shifters - they look like junior lightsabers!


EGS, French company that invented shadow derailleurs. The shifters allow an almost sequential shifting of gears - the one shifter does front and rear derailleurs. Very, very scary.


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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2012 1:02 pm 
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pete_mcc wrote:
markoc wrote:
What are the gripshift style shifters - they look like junior lightsabers!


EGS, French company that invented shadow derailleurs. The shifters allow an almost sequential shifting of gears - the one shifter does front and rear derailleurs. Very, very scary.


Sounds like witchcraft to me!


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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2012 3:27 am 
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You clearly have too much money son, send me some and I'll put some food in my children's mouths :)


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