Hackers everywhere these days, eh?   Vin Cox, who you may remember for such things as being in the Guinness Book of Records and for being the first person to take an on board camera round the 3 Peaks a few years ago, has now built a very didicated bike for this year’s event, included some wonderfully hacked electronic gear system

http://road.cc/content/blog/67385-xi2-anyone-hacking-shimanos-electronic-gears-three-peaks

Hack tips>
http://fairwheelbikes.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=7580