Review - R2C Shifters
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Jul 19, 2010  hits 100,677

These are easily the best triathlon shifters we've ever used.
These are easily the best triathlon shifters we've ever used.

There's a new style of shifter in town. Fad or phenomenon? We loved them, and give them our highest recommendation.


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Tags » aerobars,  shifters,  sram,  zipp
  • The R2C shifters look super clean, always pointed forward.
  • The front shifter moves about 40 degrees for a complete shift, and the rear shifter moves about 10 degrees per shift for up to four shifts at once.
  • Shifts can be accomplished with a thumb ...
  • ... or a forefinger.
  • Zipp's version features the same internals, but different ergonomics.
  • The 'Exact Actuation' logo betrays its SRAM heritage.
  • The SRAM version feels very good in our hands.
  • The Zipp version is bulkier, and didn't fit as well in our hands.
  • It looks so natural, but in this photo, the near hand is shifting.
  • These are easily the best triathlon shifters we've ever used.

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