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Old 02-19-19, 11:33 PM
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Originally Posted by FlashBazbo View Post
... "handcuff" two-handed front shifting....
That shifting is the reason I love eTap. With a "blip" I can do all my shifting right handed. It's amazing.
Check this link to a photo : https://www.instagram.com/p/BXoytTBg...ource=ig_embed
Or this link to my blog about building my perfect eTap bike
https://ccorlew.blogspot.com/2017/08...ranks-and.html
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Old 02-20-19, 12:57 PM
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Originally Posted by FlashBazbo View Post
I don't think anyone said it was new. It's just something SRAM is stuck with until somebody else's patent expires.
I don't think the two button front shifting was to get around anyone's patents, it was just a way to get shifting for front and rear with just two buttons available to the user. There are only so many ways you can control three different things (rear up, rear down, toggle front) with just two buttons. With autorepeat already assigned to a long press, chording is pretty much the only thing left.

As it is, the old eTap did allow you to shift the front with a single button. The problem was that button was either on the side of the derailleur, or on the BlipBox controller, so you couldn't do it from their brake levers.

From what I hear, the new AXS app allows you to assign a front shift to a single button if you add a blip to your levers, getting around the two button limitation.
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Old 02-20-19, 03:24 PM
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SRAM is the shizzle

but a phone app to set up and adjust the shifting .... get out of here
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Old 02-21-19, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by cccorlew View Post
That shifting is the reason I love eTap. With a "blip" I can do all my shifting right handed. It's amazing.
Check this link to a photo : https://www.instagram.com/p/BXoytTBg...ource=ig_embed
Or this link to my blog about building my perfect eTap bike
https://ccorlew.blogspot.com/2017/08...ranks-and.html
thats really a cool idea! Thanks for the pictures.
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Old 02-22-19, 10:29 AM
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Fortunately, Campy beat SRAM to the 12 speed road bike system and the cassette fits on the same hub as 9/10/11 speed. For me, the only thing I'd gain over my modestly priced Chorus 11 group is an 11T cog, that I don't need. My 50/34 with a 12-32 does a great job on very steep hills and mountain roads. I expect a Chorus 12 group, next year. I could convert my 11 speed bike to Record 12 with only the shifters, derailleurs, chain and cassette for under $1000.
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Old 02-22-19, 02:40 PM
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When they bought out a competitor, Sachs they destroyed several other companies in the Fichtel & Sachs, Mannesmann Sachs and Sachs group ..
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