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Old January 4th, 2015, 1:55 AM   #1
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So I'm going for an all American build for my Yo, and I'm having trouble with deciding on shifters. I really like Shimano trigger shifters and sti units (I've used XTR-950's with great success for a long time) and I absoutely can't stand twist/grip shifters. And the issue is that I don't think that any US companies made a Shimano style shifter, but maybe I'm wrong...? The only American shifters I know of are the obvious SRAM/Sachs Gripshift, Proshift twist shifters, and the White Industries crazy double cable twist shifting system. Does anybody know if I'm wrong about this, or should I just stick with the XTR's?
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Old January 4th, 2015, 7:54 AM   #2
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Could always use a Paul thumbies mount with an older Shimano bar con.
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Old January 4th, 2015, 6:30 PM   #3
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You could use microShift. I know it's not period but it is a thumbie
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