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gregoire Offline
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Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
hi there

I have a dunlop signature series Raider mountain bike. The three speed gear shifter on the left no longer catches and I can only use gears 13-18.

the gear shifters have no name on them but the derailleur has the dunlop logo on it. I have tried to contact dunlop with no luck. Do you have any idea which gear changers are compatible with this bike

Greg Moran
Oct 16, 2013 10:44 AM
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RE: Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
Shimano front derailleur shifter should work, is it a friction or indexed shifter??
Oct 16, 2013 04:52 PM
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RE: Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
(Oct 16, 2013 04:52 PM)bobtravers Wrote:  Shimano front derailleur shifter should work, is it a friction or indexed shifter??

Hi Bob
thanks for your reply. Unfortunately I am completely ignorant about the technical aspects of the equipment. There is no name or code or serial number on it, leaving me to believe that it's a bit of a budget mountain bike, one that you wouldn't want to go up a mountain on.
Oct 17, 2013 01:05 PM
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RE: Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
I have just looked up definitions of friction and index shifters and it is definitely an index shifter
Oct 17, 2013 01:18 PM
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RE: Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
well, almost any Shimano mountain bike front derailleur shifter should work

find a good LBS near you that is willing to show you how to replace your shifter with a brand new one, that way you'll learn!!!
Oct 18, 2013 06:07 AM
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RE: Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
(Oct 18, 2013 06:07 AM)bobtravers Wrote:  well, almost any Shimano mountain bike front derailleur shifter should work

find a good LBS near you that is willing to show you how to replace your shifter with a brand new one, that way you'll learn!!!

thanks Bob
I have ordered some shimano shifters. I thought that I might as well do both at the same time, as well as the cables. I will let you know how it goes.
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Oct 18, 2013 10:09 AM
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RE: Dunlop mountain bike gear shifter
Be sure to order the rear shifter paired with the number of cogs (number of speeds)
Oct 18, 2013 10:32 AM
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