Shimano SL-4700 Tiagra Flat Bar Shift Lever Set
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SHIMANO TIAGRA - RAPIDFIRE PLUS - Shift Lever - Flat Bar Road - 2x10-speed
With a comfortable, ergonomic lever shape, SHIMANO TIAGRA's SL-4700 shift lever provides intuitive and responsive shifting for flat bar road bikes. The RAPIDFIRE PLUS shift lever features a smooth multi-shift action and crisp index feedback. The lever also includes SHIMANO's OPTICAL GEAR DISPLAY, which shows riders what gear position is selected while riding.
- More intuitive control for shifting
- The new 10-speed cable pitch for wider frame compatibility
- Upgraded with cascaded technology from DURA-ACE
- 30% increase in brake power (same level as BR-5700)
INSTANT RELEASE shifting replaces the two-stage click and release shifting you are familiar with. INSTANT RELEASE shifting releases cable as soon the lever is activated, resulting in the quickest possible gear changes. Whether it is an upshift with a top normal rear derailleur or a downshift with low normal rear derailleur a quicker shift is always a better shift.
With OT-SP41 the entire length of the outer casing is pre-lubricated with a special silicone grease for quick and precise shifting performance. OT-SP41 maximally reduces the inner cable friction to provide quick response to operations and easy/effortless shifting. Moreover, power loss due to delay in shifting and fatigue by shifting especially when you ride on the terrain with many ups and downs as well as a long distance is also reduced. 8 color options are also available for outer casing to meet many requests.
Mountain bikers have used RAPIDFIRE PLUS since 1985. RAPIDFIRE PLUS is still a winning choice from a wide range of riders from XC racers to freeriders. RAPIDFIRE PLUS is suited to quick shifting, giving riders the ability to downshift three gears in one stroke. RAPIDFIRE PLUS shifters from DEORE to XTR all feature 2WAY-RELEASE, which means release shifts by pull of the index finger or push of the thumb.
This shifting lever can be installed on either the inboard or
the outboard side of the brake lever.
The RAPIDFIRE PLUS shifter release lever is commonly called a trigger because it is operated like a pistol, by pulling toward the grip. The release lever of RAPIDFIRE PLUS shifters from SHIMANO ALIVIO to XTR can be operated in this same manner but adds the ability to activate a release shift by pushing with the thumb.
OPTICAL GEAR DISPLAY
The OPTICAL GEAR DISPLAY tells you which gear position is selected while riding your bike. You can see how many gears you can select either on the low side or top side, which makes shifting control easier.
|Shifter type||RAPIDFIRE PLUS|
|Compatible rear derailleur type||RD-4700|
|Shifting lever position adjust||-|
|Shifting lever cable adjust||X|
|Max. multiple shifts (Main lever/ rear)||4|
|Release function||MULTI RELEASE||-|
|INSTANT RELEASE||X (rear)|
|OPTICAL GEAR DISPLAY||with||X|
|Multi-Bearing construction||R:2 L:2|
|Shifting lever bracket||Material||Aluminum|
|Main lever body||Material||Aluminum|
|Release lever body||Material||Resin & Steel|
|Shifting lever cable||Material||Stainless steel|
|Recommended Shifting lever outer casing||OT-SP41|
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