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I feel like my XO RD shifters are too close to my grips so I can't relax and grip the handles....is there a problem installing the shifter clamp in the inside of my brake lever? I figure that the order of controls is a matter of preference/comfort but I would like to know if there is a problem with that?
 

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Isn't there an adjustable reach bolt on the XO shifter? IIRC, my friend's XO does. Yes, it shouldn't be a problem mixing the orders.
 

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Kaizer said:
Isn't there an adjustable reach bolt on the XO shifter? IIRC, my friend's XO does. Yes, it shouldn't be a problem mixing the orders.
I believe there is, and it's function is to rotate the angle of the lever. It may help with the OP's problem, but as indicated above, he can move the shifters inboard of the brake levers without penalty.

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I believe there is, and it's function is to rotate the angle of the lever. It may help with the OP's problem, but as indicated above, he can move the shifters inboard of the brake levers without penalty.

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nope, there are two mounting hole options for the clamp and they only move it side to side relative to the clamp without changing the angle. See this picture for reference
 

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Would sliding both your shifters and brake levers over work? I like my brake levers where I can grab them with just my index finger.
 

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nope, there are two mounting hole options for the clamp and they only move it side to side relative to the clamp without changing the angle. See this picture for reference
Actually, it's both (from bikemagic.com):

SRAM makes a big thing of the adjustability of the X.0 shifters. The most obvious adjustment is the shift lever angle - loosen a pinch bolt and you can rotate the lever through a 30° range. This effectively lets you choose between a slightly harder to reach lever but with easier multiple-cog shifts or to trade off shifting across half the block at a time for a right under-the-thumb start position depending on your preference. You can also mount the shifter on its clamp in two different positions to tune the relationship with the brake lever, or even mount it outboard of the lever if you so wish.

Read more: https://www.bikemagic.com/bike-reviews/sram-x0/4967.html#ixzz1DaWa9eMZ

 

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Hey, I appreciate all this help...I love this forum! What I did is move the shifter over to the other hole to move it further inboard, then I did edge in my brake levers a tad and voila - perfect! Much easier than switching the clamp order! It is actually quite nice that there are so many adjustments to the shifter - good stuff...

Thanks to all,

Leonardo
 
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