Archer Components DBR Remote –– designed by Trailside Creative.

Design Objectives

To create a shifter that integrates Archer Components’ universal wireless shifting technology into an off-the-shelf TRP Hylex RS brake lever.

Concept Exploration

After analyzing the user requirements, ergonomics, existing component layout, and looking at the available space we had to fit everything in, we started sketching out ideas of how to make it all work.


Many prototypes were made to support the design process, testing parts breakup, ergonomics, and aesthetics.


A fully functional wireless shifter that looks, feels, and performs better than the TRP’s own Di2 shifter kit.

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