Are SunRace shifters Shimano compatible?

tl,dr: Shimano Deore RD-M5100-SGS 11 speed derailleur is compatible with SunRace DLMX3N 11-speed shifter.

Are SunRace shifters good?

The shifting is absolutely perfect with Shimano derailleurs, the units are highly reliable, and are as light as Dura Ace. I don’t know about the older ones, but the ten-speed is great. Just because they are less-expensive than Shimano doesn’t make them bad.

Where is SunRace made?

SunRace originated in Taiwan in 1972, initially providing entry-level products particularly to North and South America. The boom in sales of mountain bikes resulted in rapid expansion.

How do friction shifters work?

Friction shifting is shifting without indexing. In indexed shifting, there are notches in the shift lever that regulate the movement, and when everything is in harmony, a skill-less person shifts perfectly. Friction shifting is shifting without the notches.

Are SunRace freewheels any good?

Sunrace makes a good cassette and a tough, solid freewheel. If you’re looking for a 7 speed freewheel (I have one of those), sunrace is probably totally fine. I’ve used sunrace freewheels on two Treks. I like the quality and the price.

Is SunRace a SunTour?

SunRace is a brand of Sun Race Sturmey-Archer Inc. In an almost perfect echo of SunTour, SunRace’s own literature over the years has included Sunrace, Sun Race, SunRace and SUNRACE. …

Where is Sturmey Archer made?

The company was founded in 1902 by Henry Sturmey and James Archer under the guidance of Frank Bowden, the primary owner of Raleigh. In 2000, the assets and trademarks of Sturmey-Archer were sold to Sun Race of Taiwan which was renamed Sun Race Sturmey-Archer Inc. and production moved to Taiwan.

Can I use any derailleur with friction shifters?

If you have a friction shifter, you can pull any amount you want, so you’ll always be able to get the right derailer position for a given gear (of course, given your shifter covers the required range), and in this case you could use any suitable derailer.