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I laid hands on my derailleurs

alpinerabbit2010-04-28 22:17:15 +0000 #1
Just to let you know. I sort of moved into a new dimension.

My rear derailleur was totally off whack with random shifts and non-shifts (new bike, stretching cables, been to the shop already and it's far) - so I counsulted Sheldon Brown, may he rest in peace.

adjusted the tension on the back and the limiters on the front derailleur - I felt very grown up
gnat232010-04-28 22:24:04 +0000 #2
Congrats! The derailler adjustment was my first official tweek, too, and I felt like a complete goddess for figuring it out for myself instead of taking it to the shop.

Careful, you've now awakened a very curious beast! Those blue Park Tools will start becoming really attractive...

-- gnat!
Zen2010-04-28 23:06:18 +0000 #3
I thought you were going to relate how you laid hands on the derailleurs, said "all you devils come OUT!", and the derailleurs were healed!
malkin2010-04-28 22:28:05 +0000 #4
Very cool, rabbit!

Sheldon in; demons out!
Nia2010-04-28 23:20:29 +0000 #5
very nice!!

I've just gotten curious about the workings, but i'm not quite confident to adjust it, nevermind know how it should be in the first place...



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