- Another Reverb Q before I take the plunge….
RH one will mount under the bars on the left, LH underneath on the right.
Ideal for 1×10 as it’s very neat under the bars on the left – probably less ideal on the right as it will be competing for space with your shifter. It being under the bars does keep it clear of damage a lot better, though, and there are plenty pics around of people making it work with the shifter.Posted 5 years agostevomcdSubscriber
I’m right-handed and use a LH shifter on top of the bars.
Tried it underneath on the right and didn’t really get on with it. I have small hands and struggled to find a position where I wasn’t stretching to reach it.
No worries using it left-handed – I even think it’s probably preferably to keep your “strong” hand in full control of the bars.Posted 5 years agobarryboglipsMember
a11y – thats a nice setup – I see Shimano shifter but what brake is that? Wondering if my new 2×10 XT shifter set up and SLX brakes will work with the RH lever Reverb (that I intend to mount underneath on the LHS) that I have ordered. Any alterations needed?
Looks like an slx brake
I think the reverb right next to the gear shifter looks too clumsyPosted 5 years ago
SLX brakes 🙂
No modifications at all. You’ll notice there’s about 5mm gap between the reverb clamp and the brake lever? That’s to allow the sticky-out bit on the reverb lever to clear the brake lever clamp when you push it in. Took a bit of trial and error to find the best setup I could, happy with it now.
I’d prefer a RH lever mounted on the RH side but there was a big price difference between RH and LH at the time.Posted 5 years agopeachosMember
I think the reverb right next to the gear shifter looks too clumsy
eh??? what does clumsiness have to do with it? if anything, having the reverb actuator as close to the shifter is the best thing – less to distance move your thumb between shifting and dropping. someone (SRAM) needs to make a shifter with reverb actuator built in for absolute perfect positioning…
as for under bar set-up, its a matter of playing around with the shifter/brake/actuator. different set-ups will need different configurations, mainly due (i have found) to the brake lever length and reservoir body.Posted 5 years ago
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