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    Operating both Sram and Shimano trigger shift

    Hi all,
    Due to the good reviews they have been getting, I was considering installing a Sram Attack or Rocket trigger shift on an older bike. I have another bike with a XT 9 speed trigger. For anyone that used both, would a user possibly have problems continually switching back and forth between the two on different bikes? Worse yet, I have another commuter that has a shorty grip shift. I don't have too much problems between those two since the physical motion to shift is so different.

    Tnx, glenk

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    Easy

    Actually really easy...I had no missed shifts at all when I rented a bike with X.9 for 2 days.

    It was SRAM rear mech as well, so the shimano 2:1 rear derailleur ratio may come off a little different than the 1:1 of the SRAM rear.

    I will definately go with SRAM triggers and rear derailleur if my current stuff breaks.

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    No problem.

    I'm running X9 triggers and der on my new dualie and XTR trigger/XT der on my hardtail. No problems going back and forth.

    I will say that once you try the SRAM you'll wonder why anyone would choose Shimano.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glenk
    Hi all,
    Due to the good reviews they have been getting, I was considering installing a Sram Attack or Rocket trigger shift on an older bike. I have another bike with a XT 9 speed trigger. For anyone that used both, would a user possibly have problems continually switching back and forth between the two on different bikes? Worse yet, I have another commuter that has a shorty grip shift. I don't have too much problems between those two since the physical motion to shift is so different.

    Tnx, glenk
    Better yet... I don't remember if the Attack or the Rocket (most probably the Rocket) is a Shitmano compatible shifter. Put that to your bike with the XT. Check it on SCRAMP's (obvious misspell) page.
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    I've got 2 bikes with xtr and xt triggers, and another with the SRAM Attack triggers(used with xtr RD/FDs). Not any issues really. The SRAMs are more accurate, and more user friendly.

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    Thanks guys

    Sounds like it won't be a problem.
    Supergo has both on sale, $45 for the Attack and $65 for the Rocket. Hopefully, the local store will have at least one of the models.

    Tnx again, Glen

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