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SRAM MRX™ Shorty Shifter

3/5 (4 Reviews)
Weight : N/A MSRP : $14.99

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Product Description

  • Ergonomic hex-profile shifter cover: makes shifting easy
  • Soft density grip: enhanced comfort
  • Precise gear detents: crisp, positive response, more precise shifting
  • SRAM composite construction: tough and durable
  • Completely enclosed cable: seals shifter from contaminants
  • Ledge gear indication: easy-to-read and intuitive
  • Easy cable change grip cover: simple, quick cable change
  • Detailed specifications: 5-, 6-, 7- and 8-speed compatible Shimano®, two colors available (grey and red), rapid rise derailleur compatible version available

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    Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jacob O'Neall a Downhiller from Eubank,Ky

    Date Reviewed: January 25, 2004

    Strengths:    Reliability, performance, low price, good manufactorer

    Weaknesses:    a bit heavy compared to srams' higher priced offerings

    Bottom Line:   
    Good shifters. They perform with a preciseness not found in shimano's offerings, and are very reliable when compared to the shimano triggers. I've used these for five years, yes five years, and haven't had any problems to speak of. I had to replace the right shifter after a crash damaged it, and the left one finally wore out ad needed replacement after about four and a half years of constant use. I had another bike, using shimano Acera shifter/brake lever ods that went through two sets of the shimano's withing about a year. I now prefer Sram over shimano hands down. I prefer the feel, the value, the perforemance, and lighter weight of twist shifting over the "Rapid-Fire" system. Even Microshift's design that uses two triggers, one above the other, both operated by your thumb rate higher than shimano. Okay, bottom line is this: unless you are a diehard shimano fan, you need to try twist shifting, and the MRX twisters are a easy way to do so.

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    Favorite Trail:   any that's good

    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Purchased At:   came on bike

    Similar Products Used:   Sram 7.0 esp, shimano alivio, acera, deore, lx, xt, and microshifts' unique and good thumb only shifter

    Bike Setup:   1998 Mongoose, kenda semi-slicks, X-rims, private label hubs, Velo saddle, Truvativ cranks, dimension pedals, promax v-brakes, kalloy bar & seatpost

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by lance a Weekend Warrior from california

    Date Reviewed: May 19, 2002

    Weaknesses:    cheazy

    Bottom Line:   
    these worked fine untill they broke the front and rear both. I reaplaced them with Shimano rapidfire units and am having much better luck.I wouldn't buy these and if your bike came with them upgrade when they break

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Purchased At:   came on bike

    Similar Products Used:   shimano rapid fire sl

    Bike Setup:   2002 specialized hotrock, manitou six delux,cateye computer, rapid fire shifters

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by lance a Weekend Warrior from southern California

    Date Reviewed: May 6, 2002

    Weaknesses:    it broke

    Bottom Line:   
    this is an update to my last review, after a little more than a month the rear shifter just broke out of know where. it would still move the deraillure it just wouldn't click into any gear, it would rotate (by it's spring) to 7th gear when I let go. My bike shope replaced it under warrenty and I havn't had any more problems since

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    Favorite Trail:   urban

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Purchased At:   LBS

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Lance a Weekend Warrior from California

    Date Reviewed: April 20, 2002

    Strengths:    these came on my new bike (specialized hotrock A1 26). they work fine.

    Weaknesses:    takes some getting used too so that you don't shift acedentally. Numbers wear off when you flip your bike over for maintnence

    Bottom Line:   
    they work fine and shift percicely enough. I just wish they were a little smaller in diameter, they feel kinda bulky

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    Favorite Trail:   round town

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Purchased At:   open air bikes

    Bike Setup:   stock

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