Stupid Mech Question Home › Forum › Bike Forum › Stupid Mech Question Overview Bike Forum Chat Forum For Sale Wanted Forum Help Classified Rules Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) Stupid Mech Question cynic-alMember Rapid rise is when you push with the thumb and it gets harder (the gears that is) Posted 8 years ago MtbColMember Move up as in an easier gear? If yes, it’s not rapid rise – I use the trigger (finger) shifter on my setup to move up the cassette. XT shifters and rapid rise mech here. Posted 8 years ago moe_szyslakMember o-er missus. So this mech (ignoring text and looking at pic) is not rapid rise: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT&item=280347731653 Posted 8 years ago cynic-alMember mech in pic is conventional not rapid rise. Been done on ebay? Posted 8 years ago moe_szyslakMember Yes it would seem 🙁 Posted 8 years ago moe_szyslakMember When you use (on shimano) your thumb to change up (i.e. when you can move 3-4 gears with one thumb stroke). Is that rapid rise or the other way round? Posted 8 years ago Viewing 6 posts - 1 through 6 (of 6 total) The topic ‘Stupid Mech Question’ is closed to new replies.