Switching barcons from indexed to friction

Posted: 2001-03-28 By: Bike Friday staff member Garner Britt Symptoms How do you change the Shimano bar-end shifters from indexed mode to friction mode? Solutions Shimano bar-end shifters (“barcons”) have a D-shaped wire bail on the side. Turning this bail changes the shifting from friction to index and back again. Depending on the model of […]