Question: Why on Armstrong's bike...

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by gregneedham, Sep 19, 2003.

  1. gregneedham

    gregneedham New Member

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    This may be obvious, but I just noticed looking at TDF photos, that on many of Lance's bike set-ups, and on some other riders, he has the rear shifter through the brake handle (ergo) and the front shifter on a downtube shift set up?

    Weight? Can anyone help me out here? Thanks.
     
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  2. big_h

    big_h New Member

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    Yes, you are right, it is weight. You will also notice that this setup is only for the mountain stages where they seldom use the large chainring. You will also notice that the downtube shifter has been trimmed down to the minimum. It is not always about the bike!!!!!!

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