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  1. #1
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    Sep 2008

    Paul Thumbies vs. VO Thumb Shifter Mounts on BD

    Looking at using one of these set-ups w/ Shimano bar end shifters and a titec h-bar on my BD. Curious if others have thoughts on either one, I couldn't find any comparisons.

  2. #2
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    I'm running a set of Paul mounts on my tandem, and a set of Paul-like hinged mounts I got from Jeff Jones on mt dummy. Both are excellent, and I think the Paul's are hinged now as well. The only issue I've had is a slight loosening of the bolt that mounts the shifter, a quarter turn of the wrench every couple of months takes care of it. Some blue loctite will go on next time I have it apart.

    A bulletproof setup, IMHO.

    This post is in 3B, three beers and it looks good eh!

  3. #3
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    Feb 2010
    For shimano bar end shifters I would go with Paul thumbs.I have a set of Vo friction shifters and the vo thumbs for my setup on my BD I have pics of it so just look at my pics they work great for me.

  4. #4
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    Jun 2008

    Love the Paul's

    I'm currently using them on my Dummy as well as my 26in wheel LHT. I have them set up in the friction mode and they are completely bomb proof. Set the limit screws and your off and rolling.

    Easy peasy.

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