Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Speed E Shift

I keep coming across saved pics on my computer of the Speed E Shift, thought I would put them up for anyone who hasn't read about them before.
More info HERE

The way it works is this: To downshift you pull in on a lever on the handlebars (usually a modified British compression release). That raises the shifter rod on the transmission and engages the downshift portion of the mechanisim. Push down on the clutch pedal which disengages the clutch and shifts the trans into first. Once it's in gear you release the lever as all it does is move the shift rod into engagement with the downshift cogs on the Speedy Shift. After you release the clutch and start moving every time you push on the pedal it up shifts at the same time. To downshift just pull on the handlebar lever and every time you push on the clutch it shifts down


  1. Looks a little busy, but neat stuff! Are we going to be seeing this on your bike soon?

  2. there's another version of this isn't there? i've seen them mounted vertically on the front down tubes before i think. i'll have to dig through some ER's to find it.

  3. You may be thinking of a clutch mousetrap.

  4. If not spot on it 'ruins transmissions and snaps frames', 'rarer than a queer bull' (and that's in what, '74?) Love it!