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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:00 pm 
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Can they be brought as a spare part...? And if so where from..?
They are if I'm correct made of alloy and will fit just about any other shifter body. Eg campag SR, making for a great upgrade/weight saving if they can be got for cheap...


This is the part number. Y-6RT98130

Part #11 in this doc. http://techdocs.shimano.com/media/techd ... 683887.pdf

Any one have any ideas or other information regarding em?

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:55 pm 
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They're available from the Shimano distributor. I was looking to do the same thing but the cost is prohibitive. They would be much expensive than the Tune / BTP carbon clamps.
I put an ad in the wanted section for 2nd hand clamps but didn't receive any replies.


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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:31 am 
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I just saw a set of replacement carbon clamps that save 10g if you're interested.
I'll see if I can find them if you want.

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 4:39 am 
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2ndgen wrote:
I just saw a set of replacement carbon clamps that save 10g if you're interested.
I'll see if I can find them if you want.



Sure, what do you think of the carbon clamps..? I like push the descents very hard and I'm 85kgs..
Having the ergo come off in your hands at 80kph into a corner wouldn't be fun..

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:36 pm 
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sugarkane wrote:
2ndgen wrote:
I just saw a set of replacement carbon clamps that save 10g if you're interested.
I'll see if I can find them if you want.



Sure, what do you think of the carbon clamps..? I like push the descents very hard and I'm 85kgs..
Having the ergo come off in your hands at 80kph into a corner wouldn't be fun..


Personally, I prefer metal for certain things.
I'd never consider replacing shifter bands with carbon myself.
But that being said, someone who's actually had them can
better tell you how they perform. I've never used them.

For example, I'm choosing to go with an aluminum replacement
derailleur clamp over carbon even though the aluminum clamp
weighs 8 grams more. BUT, I will be riding with much more peace
of mind and that's worth the 8 grams.

BTP Carbon Shifter Clamps
http://www.b-t-p.de/B-T-P_Team/products ... fting.html

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:43 pm 
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FYI here is one in Titanium:
http://www.sjscycles.co.uk/shimano-st-7 ... prod23965/

Net Product Weight: 14 grams
SJS Cycles Part Number: 23965
Manufacturer Part Number: 6RT 9813

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:02 am 
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2ndgen wrote:
FYI here is one in Titanium:
http://www.sjscycles.co.uk/shimano-st-7 ... prod23965/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

That was what I was talking about re the price - 40 pounds.........each!


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:05 am 
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2ndgen, have you got link for the aluminium clamps please?
I've not seen any in aluminium before.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:58 am 
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5 8 5 wrote:
2ndgen, have you got link for the aluminium clamps please?
I've not seen any in aluminium before.


Give me 24 hours. I'll call someone tomorrow. ;)

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:28 am 
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I have been looking for replacements for the campy ones... the only choices i could find were the BTP carbon and dura ace TI
4 or 5 users on this board have been using the carbon ones with no issues, but I just couldn't mental get on board like "sugarkane"

My main reason was not the weight, but the campy one rust/corrode the new 11speed ones are a little lighter than the 10 speed ones and they were supposed to be alloy but campy changed them at the last minute.

Anymore options would be great!!!

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:08 am 
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I'm looking for a campag upgrade too

I'm not quite sure what this means though.

uraqt wrote:
I have been looking for replacements for the campy ones... the only choices i could find were the BTP carbon and dura ace TI
4 or 5 users on this board have been using the carbon ones with no issues, but I just couldn't mental get on board like "sugarkane"

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:44 am 
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sugarkane, I think uraqt is referring to the possibility of them breaking. There have been a few pics of broken clamps on the forum. At least the cables should keep the Ergo attached to the bars!

That's the reason I was looking at alternatives as well. There was guy on the forum who was going to manufacture some clamps in ti. There appeared to be quite a bit of interest in them but I don't think they were ever made.

Also as far as I can tell, the Shimano Ti clamps don't save that much weight over the lightened Campag 11s clamps.


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PostPosted: Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:16 pm 
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Sorry ... sugarkane, I am worried about breaking the carbon clamps... I didn't that there were examples of them breaking!!! Now I am scared to death..... All I could find were users that we happy and would buy them again, but I didn't get them and now won't.

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http://www.ebikestop.com/shimano_st_7900_sti_lever_clamp_band_unit-LD7756.php?PARTNER=GOOGPS

Shimano ST-7900 STI Lever Clamp band Unit
MFR's Part #: Y6RT98130
$110./pr.

You're better off getting the Ti versions.

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PostPosted: Thu Feb 23, 2012 5:13 pm 
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2ndgen, that links for Ti model - same part no?


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