WTD : 8 speed sti units for road bike drop bars
I’ve got some Shimano RX100 or RSX100 shifters in good working condition, albeit not cosmetically perfect, apparently these are very similar to older 105’s. They suit a double ring front and 8 speed rear – used up until recently when i changed to a full on TT bar setup. They are currently fitted to a set of fully taped bars and a stem so would only need inners to get going. The bars are quite narrow and tbh would suit a smaller/lady rider. Let me know if you want pics.Posted 8 years ago
double isnt ideal but we could live with it . Pics would be ace , we need to source (narrow female) bars too so sounds perfect !
are they 38 shoulder to shoulder or 40s ?
what sorta price for the lot , what length of stem is it and are they 26mm (id assume so) or 31.8?Posted 8 years agoMister PMember
I have a set of triple Sora STI levers sat doing nowt at the moment along with a triple front mech (31.8 band), a triple 170 chainset and a medium cage rear mech. They are all used and the tops of the levers are scuffed so when you say condition not important how unimportant is it?Posted 8 years ago
function over form , she is skint so cant be fussy since ill be paying
Prices please and ill make a decision based on that. Atm i think id prefer the RSX and sourcing a double compact chainset and get her off the triple , she rarely uses the outer 53 or the inner 28 so a compact probably a benifit to us rather than hinderance.Posted 8 years agoAlwaysHorizontalMember
I read somewhere on t’web that they can run both double or triple but they came on a bike that was running a double so never had reason to try it as a triple. I’ll check the bar crs tonight when i get home and sort out the pics.Posted 8 years ago
They are indeed a 26mm dia and the stem is around 110/120 iirc and has a fair angle of rise or drop dependant on orientation of fitting.
I may have a pic on my works pc of the whole bike as was – if so i’ll sent them over now.
The girlfriend has started riding competitively and is doing really well. She cannot afford how ever to buy a new road bike to race with but her current FCR with flat bars is not allowed in many events.
So solution is to convert the FCR into a drop bar bike. to do so i require some 8 speed STI units
Sora would be ideal , must be 8 speed and must be shimano compat , i appreciate that shimano 8 speed stuff is old so condition and age not important , cheaper the better but must be fully working
must be some gathering dust somewhere !Posted 8 years ago
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