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Archer Components’ D1x Trail Shifting System: Checkpoint

The Archer Components D1x has been easy to use after the somewhat confusing instructions were navigated upon set up. I loved that I had an easy to operate system which could be tweaked in the field. Shifting is great, maybe not as fast as some premier electronic systems, but as good as any fresh mechanical system and this with old, tired parts.

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Archer Components’ D1x Trail Shifting System: Getting Rolling

Using the D1x is simple. To start, you depress the button on the side of the shifter box for about a second. The LED indicator will turn green, and then you depress either button on the remote until the LED flashes and you are good to go. Shifts are what you would expect from a well tuned cable operated system.

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Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Debuts First Dedicated Gravel Road Group

Gravel Grinder News: Shimano Debuts First Dedicated Gravel Road Group- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note: All images and information courtesy of Shimano Corporation Shimano has…

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Gravel Grinder News: New Ultegra 8000 Highlights

<Back to News Home | Gravel Grinder News: New Ultegra 8000 Highlights- by Guitar Ted Editor’s Note: These news posts used be titled “Fresh Gravel”,…

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Gevenalle HYDRAULIC: At The Finish

<Back to News Home | Gevenalle HYDRAULIC: At The Finish- by Guitar Ted Spring is here and so it is the time to give the…

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Salsa Cycles Warbird: In Search Of Gravel In SoCal- Part 2

<Back to News Home Editor’s Note: This is the story of a SoCal guy, (Grannygear), and his pursuit of an “all-road” bike for adventures that…

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Gevenalle GX Shifters: At The Finish

<Back to News Home |    With a few months in the bag on the Gevenalle GX shifters, (See my last posting on them HERE), I…

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Fresh Gravel: Shimano Announces New Tiagra Components, Road Disc Brakes

<Back to News Home   Shimano announced today that several new road bike components were coming and of the crop listed this time, Tiagra 10…

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Gevenalle GX Shifters: Checkpoint

<Back to News Home |   After a period featuring some cold, frigid Wintry stuff, I am back out on the Gevenalle GX shifter set…

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Gevenalle GX Shifters: Getting Rolling

<Back to News Home | Once upon a time there were mad mechanics mating different groups and road and mountain parts together to form what…

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