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  1. #1
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    Angry Sram red defective shifter

    Do you think that this shifter is defective? Sram Denmark and the store i bought it at, don't. I have contacted Sram USA to hear what they thinkSram red defective shifter-red.jpg

    Casper, Denmark
    Last edited by casper0611; 03-26-2013 at 04:43 AM. Reason: "At" not "and"

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    Defective it what way? The shift paddles on a Red bike and a Force bike here are a mm or two inside the brake lever, similar to what your picture shows. Is that what you're concerned about?
    ... 'cuz that's how I roll.

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    That the shifter-button is about ½cm in, and only on my right shifter, which can be annoying

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    'brifter' is a lame word.
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    have you adjusted the reach on the brake lever so the blade is closer and not adjusted the reach on the shift paddle? that's the only thing i can think of that would cause this.
    I work for some bike racers
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    I had a number of SRAM levers come like this. I got SRAM to swap it out once even tho its not a "real" defect (i.e. it doesn't affect the lever working). Basicly I have gotten to the point where I just live it when I get one that dose this.

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