Bicycle Mechanics - Front Derailer Question
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I have a Puch Odyessy Road Bike and I'm adjusting the front derailer. It's a suntour with stem mounted friction shifters. For some reason, when I pull down on the shifter to shift, it doesn't hold and the lever moves back to start position.
The rear derailer works great. If i pull the shifter down, it stays in place.
the side screw of the shifter was loose. this didn't let the shifter hold tension.
02-03-10, 08:36 PM
02-04-10, 02:46 AM
Yeah, my old stem shifters always did that - I had to constantly twist the little wing-nut to maintain friction.
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