Shimano 105 ST-5500 Shifters

3.13/5 (24 Reviews)
MSRP : $159.99


Product Description

  • Shifts Up To Three Gears With One Stroke
  • Double/Triple Compatible
  • ST-5500-C is the Shimano Flight Deck Computer Compatible Design


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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by Daz Corcoran a Road Racer

    Date Reviewed: May 18, 2010

    Strengths:    Decent performance when working.

    Weaknesses:    Don't appear to be up to the job, second shifter which has failed in the space of 15 months.

    Bottom Line:   
    Good shifting capability whilst working, however, left hand shifter has just given up the ghost again after 6 months of use, will not shift down, this was a warranty replacement for the 1st left hand shifter which did exactly the same after 9 months, looking to upgrade to DA. Gary Foord @ Mammoth was great (as always) at sorting the warranty replacement, top man.

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    Favorite Ride:   Specialized Tarmac Elite

    Price Paid:    $1500.00

    Purchased At:   Mammoth Lifetsyle



    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:2
    Submitted by sk8teman a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: April 13, 2010

    Strengths:    seemed to work good until it crapped.

    Weaknesses:    left shifter broke....not the first time i have seen it in this component

    Bottom Line:   
    purched my bike with all shimano 105 comp., so did my wife..hers failed in 150 miles...they would not do any thing with mine until faliure...just failed (appr.350 miles)...have to wait over a week for parts and repair. Not Happy!!!!

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    Favorite Ride:   Specilized tri-cross comp

    Price Paid:    $2100.00

    Purchased At:   ericks bike shop



    Overall Rating:2
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Chad a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: January 11, 2010

    Strengths:    No complaints until failure

    Bottom Line:   
    2500 miles left shifter complete failure
    shop who sold me the bike said Shimano will warrantee it. LBS said they won't. Looks like I am lookin for a new LBS.

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    Bike Setup:   Jamis comp 105 set up with Ultegra rear


    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Andrew Dytman a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: September 11, 2009

    Strengths:    Came with a bike as a reasonably priced package

    Weaknesses:    Seem to be needing a regular maintenance - lubrication

    Bottom Line:   
    I was pretty happy with it untill after about 200 km the LH shifter suddendly refused to shift down. Tried to find a service manual (another saga)but without success. Being a mechanical engineer decided to look at the inner workings myself. Nothing appeared to be broken or jammed. Checked feedback on line from other users and decided to give lubrication a go - Triflo. Magic! It started working again. Now a dose every week:-)

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    Favorite Ride:   Happy just riding

    Purchased At:   Trek Cycles

    Similar Products Used:   None

    Bike Setup:   BMC CX01 with Shimano 105 group.


    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by herbie53 a Recreational Rider

    Date Reviewed: May 20, 2009

    Strengths:    came with the bike cheap

    Weaknesses:    breaks

    Bottom Line:   
    I joined the club with failed left 105 shifters last night. It feels like the rachet / shift mechanism is just gone. Stays on the small ring, no more clicky.

    I was planning on DA for my dream bike... now maybe SRAM.

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    Favorite Ride:   2008 Scattante CFR

    Price Paid:    $1250.00

    Purchased At:   Performance

    Similar Products Used:   Ultegra groupset

    Bike Setup:   bike set up? it's a road bike.



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