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    Shifter as Dyad remote

    I'm about to go 1x10 on my Jekyll and wanted to look into my options for a Dyad travel adjust remote given the newly available cockpit real-estate. Jerome Clementz controls his Dyad using a gripshift, and I'm wondering if I'd have similar success using the XT M780 2x10 trigger front shifter currently on my bike. This would be a pretty easy thing to test out but I wanted to see if anyone has done it.

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    I've been thinking about this since I saw that video with Jerome Clementz bike too. I think as long as it pulls enough cable to engage short travel mode you would be fine. The shock pulls the cable back when you put in flow mode.

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    I think it should work (unless Jérôme's shifter is modified internally), front derailleurs pretty much all have a similar cable pull ratio (I've mixed and matched many different models/brands/mtb-road front derailleurs and shifters and all the combos I have tried worked).

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    I just installed a grip shift I bought on Ebay for ten bucks to control the Dyad on my Claymore. It works flawlessly and now the cockpit is much cleaner. New cockpit - Imgur

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    Did you have to modify the shifter at all? Does the cable end fit to the internals of it?

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    I didn't have to modify the shifter at all. I just bought a new shifter cable, and plugged one end into the grip shift, and the other fits right into the top of the Dyad shock. It took just a little bit of adjustment to get the tension just right, but afterward it worked flawlessly.

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    Bought a gripshifter on ebay and some short ODI grips. I don't mind the DYAD lever but I feel like this will work better.

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    Dear all, do you need a front shifter or a rear 10/11 shifter?

    Thanks

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    I bought a front, haven't gotten around to trying it yet.

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    Hi,

    I'm planning on the grip shifter for the dyad remote conversion. May I know if you guys are using the 2x10 speed front? New cable is a must?

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by revver View Post
    Hi,

    I'm planning on the grip shifter for the dyad remote conversion. May I know if you guys are using the 2x10 speed front? New cable is a must?

    Thanks!
    I'm pretty sure I just used a cheap 3 speed grip shifter I found on eBay for five bucks. Doesn't really matter since you'll only be using two of the three positions of the shifter. Pretty sure I used a new shifter cable when I did the modification. It's been a while. Buy the upgrade is so worth the time. It works and looks way better than the stock Dyad lever. Let us know how it turns out. Oh, also I needed to buy new lock on grips designed for integration with a grip shifter (they're shorter than standard grips). You could probably just cut a regular one and only clamp it on one side, but I wanted it to look and feel perfect.

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    Hi DopeGodFatHer, Thanks for the advise.

    Gonna get the Jekyll soon, but ironing out some details like why the one at my lbs comes with MT6 instead of MT7 n figuring out how to mount SRAM RS Guide brakes n rotors on the lefty...

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    Good evening everyone, I have a quick question, does anyone know how much movement/pull on the cable is needed to activate the short travel mode on the Dyad? I am upgrading my XFusion shocks to a Dyad and see if I can use the existing remote.

    Thank you all.

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    I'm using a 2sp sram XO gripshift for the remote. You have to partially depress the spool when you tighten up the cable set screw to get the proper pull.

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    Quote Originally Posted by D(C) View Post
    I'm wondering if I'd have similar success using the XT M780 2x10 trigger front shifter currently on my bike.
    This is the exact setup I'm using on my Jekyll. I ditched the 2x for a single and use the XT front shifter to switch between long/short travel mode on my shock. There werent any special modifications necessary to make it work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonraker View Post
    I'm using a 2sp sram XO gripshift for the remote. You have to partially depress the spool when you tighten up the cable set screw to get the proper pull.
    Hi Moonraker,
    By depressing the spool, which spool were you pointing at? Any pics? Thks.

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    A guy in the Rocky Mountain forum rigged his 3X shifter to handle the climb, trail,decend on his fox set up. Very cool mod

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