A Journey by Bike… another obstacle overcome

Posted: October 11, 2015 in Uncategorized

Last week, I blogged about working on the mechanism within VECTr that will multiply the relatively short distance (4 mm) that a Shimano index shifter pulls to the greater distance (11 mm) of the VECTr settings. This is a critical part of the VECTr gear that will make it compatible with existing index shifters, such as a Shimano 7-setting shifter.

This morning, I was able to make this mechanism work! The working model in the video is rough, but it gets the job done with the shifter…


  1. […] the control mechanism compatible with a Shimano indexed shifter.  I detail some of that work in a prior blog post, […]


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