Mountain biking bike parts featuring gear shifters the derailleur's changers. They come in stck, trigger or throttle style, and on the bicycles frame or stem mount.
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#3) Gear Shifters - Your bikes gear shifters shift your gears .....that is to say they shift into another gear when you shift them.
  The right side shifter controls the rear gear changers or derailleur's five to ten possible gears. The left controls the front two to three gears, giving a range from fifteen speeds to as much as thirty speeds. Shifters are available in many different styles including stick-shift style, like the old three speeds; throttle style like a motorcycle; trigger style like a fishing rod; frame or stem mount, or the very coolest road levers with dual functions, that change gears but also work the brakes as well .

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