What are Revoshift shifters?
The REVOSHIFT shifter requires just twisting with thumb and index finger while keeping your hands on the handlebar. Easy and reliable shifting is good for average riders and beginners. Dual-diameter shift collar allows any hand size to get a secure grip on the shift collar.
What does Revoshift friction do?
The Shimano Revoshift is a much smoother, easier to use alternative…but you must have the “friction” front shifter. This allows you to operate just two chainrings. It’s a simple and effective setup. This way, I don’t have to lug a heavy triple crankset and mountain derailleurs around.
Are grip shifters better?
There are basically no pros for grip shifters. First off, its manually operated. Second, if your racing, it will be extremely difficult, especially when you shift down gears. The only good thing about them is that they have the same reliability level as the trigger shifters.
What does the left shifter do on a bike?
The left Shifter controls the front derailleur and swaps the chain between the front chain rings. This type of shifting is for big jumps in gearing for sudden changes in terrain and slope.
How do I use the revoshift shifter?
The REVOSHIFT shifter requires just twisting with thumb and index finger while keeping your hands on the handlebar. Easy and reliable shifting is good for average riders and beginners.
Are Shimano revoshifters indexed?
Yes, Shimano Revoshifters are not indexed so there is not a fixed position for shifting to each of your three chainrings. Low (small ring) may not require twisting the shifter all the way to the L-mark and similarly High (large chainring) may not require twisting all the way to the H-mark.
What is the difference between a large and small revoshifter?
Away from the bike is higher gears. Large in the front is high while large in the back is small – confusing, so sometimes easier to remember inside versus outside. Yes, Shimano Revoshifters are not indexed so there is not a fixed position for shifting to each of your three chainrings.
How do you engage the small chainrings on a revoshifter?
On my bicycle with Revoshifters the small and large chainrings are engaged one click before the L or H marks so that is as far as I twist the shifter for those gears. I have put a little piece of silver duck tape on the shifter to indicate the middle position where the middle chainring engages.