RapidFire shift position indicator doesn’t work

Posted: 2001-07-19 By: Bike Friday staff member Steve Ransom with help from his dad Symptoms The gear indicator on the Acera RapidFire shifter doesn’t move. Is there a quick way to fix that? I looks like it might have slipped out of the groove and can’t move correctly. Solutions Take the top off of the […]

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 […]