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    XTR Dual Control shifters

    Can anyone who's used these give an idea of whether theyre better than seperate units for brakes / gears?

    I recently bought an XTR kit (M975) for AUD$600 and it came with dual control shifters. I'm not sure whether to sell them and go back to two unit systems, or learn to love them?

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    I learned to love them on my 05 s-works stumpy...I'm still on that bike today, still using the dual control shifters.

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    I think they are fantastic - wish they still made them.

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    I think they are horrible. they work properly with a low normal rear derailleur which never sets up as well as a right way round derailleur. Your brake levers flap around when you are trying to brake and generally feel rank.

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    I really like them. Slamming to an easier gear is effortless and sure. They take getting used to but I don't think its beyond the grasp of any reasonably coordinated rider. I still have 2 sets on my bikes (965 and 975 series.)Never was a fan of the triggers and don't get me started on the GripShi_t

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