Oct 16, 2001 5:21 PM
|Can I use 9spd DA hoods with 8spd levers? If not, where can I get a set on 8spd DA STI hoods? Thanks in advance.
|re: STI Hoods||zelig1|
Oct 17, 2001 5:02 AM
|The 9 and 8 are shaped differently so the 9's probably won't fit on the 8's. I recently bought a pair of 8's from Parker International, a company in the UK. If you're in the States, other people on this forum have had satisfactory experiences with PI. They're listed at £12 which includes VAT. You're price, excluding shipping should be about $10.25. You might as well order some tires while you're at it to make the shipping charges worth your while. I don't know about the hoods but there is no US importy duty on tires. |
|re: STI Hoods||metonymy3|
Oct 18, 2001 2:40 PM
|Thanks a ton. I haven't been able to find them anywhere.|
|How about 7 speeds?||jtolleson|
Oct 17, 2001 6:34 AM
|I have a friendly whose older RSX equipped Trek was damaged coming back from an AIDS ride. She's a student and wants a repair; I haven't seen the bike but it sounds like the top of the brake hood/lever was broken and/or lost.
The bike shop says that they can't get those parts anymore and that she needs an entire new set of brake hoods. She's an exchange student and devastated. Any ideas?