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Customer reviews for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set

Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set

Overall rating:
4.167 / 5
4.2
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5
(6 reviews) 6
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6 out of 6Would you recommend this product to a friend?100%reviewers recommend this product.
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Customer reviews for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
Review 1 for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Country:United Kingdom
Age:35-44
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Space saving non-pro combo

Posted13 May 2015
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality
For shorter handlebars having a combination gear shifter/brake lever saves space and thats why I bought it. It took me a bit to adjust and not so convenient to have the lower thumb shifter but for the price I can not complain.
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Review 2 for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
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4 / 5
4 / 5
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Brighton

excellent light and quick shifter

Posted13 May 2015
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Comfortable, Good quality, Looks great, quick shifting
These have turned out to be an excellent set of shifters (used in conjunction with front and rear mech of same series). Very light and quick shift in both directions. Look good too.
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Review 3 for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Country:Sweden
Age:35-44
Style:Mountain Biking
Experience:Beginner
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Basic and good.

Posted01 July 2014
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Comfortable, Looks great
Got these as replacement for my old shifters and they are easy to install, no complicated adjustments or anything.
Looks good and feels comfortable to use. Brake handles feel sturdy and gear changers are easy to reach without moving your hand.
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Review 4 for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Expert
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Does the job well.

Posted16 April 2014
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Good quality
Easy to set up. Nice quality cables included. Used to convert wife's road bike to a flat bar set up. Very easy to use.
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Review 5 for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
Overall rating 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Country:United Kingdom
Age:45-54
Style:Road Cyclist
Experience:Regular
Gender:Male
It was bought:Online

Perfectly adequate replacement shifters

Posted27 February 2013
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Comfortable
After my right hand gear lever basically exploded, I decided to push the boat out and replace both levers on my 10-year-old Specialized Hardrock. I was pleasantly surprised to find the Altus shifter pack came with inner cables and outer gear cable runs, as well as the shifters themselves. They work a treat. Only oddity I discovered was that the right-hand lever doesn't come with a barrel adjuster where the cable joins the shifter - but this is compensated by using the barrel adjuster on the derraileur when the cable stretches.
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Review 6 for Shimano Altus EF51 EZ Fire Plus 8 Spd STI Shifter Set
Overall rating 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Country:United Kingdom
Age:25-34
Style:Commuting
Experience:Regular
Gender:Female
It was bought:London Bridge

Easy to fit in, smart / cjeap option

Posted03 November 2012
Yes, I recommend this product.
Pros: Good value, Lightweight
Cons: Uncomfortable
Easy to fit in, you save on shifters/ brake levers, average fit of the shifters.
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