Bicycle Mechanics - thanks for the advice!
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04-05-08, 06:07 PM
I asked awhile ago about front derailleur allignment. I ended up having to get a new gear cable along the way, but I have my Ultegra triple beautifully aligned so that the chain rubs the derailleur cage in NO gear. I also learned a lot along the way
Thanks bike forums experts. I appreciate your input!
04-05-08, 06:32 PM
Ain't dat cool! parktool.com is your friend.
Joshua A.C. New
04-06-08, 08:27 AM
Rock on! Thanks for the update!
04-06-08, 10:15 AM
One thing I've learned from this forum is 'never be afraid to try and fix something'. Yes, I often have to read up on what it is I'm going to do, but most everything has gone well. The few that haven't were corrected after a few more tries. Result; I know my ride and am a fair hand at dealing with all its systems and adjustments.
I just kept the worst case scenario in mind, which is taking it to the LBS after I had screwed everything up. Well, because bikes really are simple machines, I never had to do that. Learning more about your ride always pays off, in savings and satisfaction. bk
04-06-08, 10:39 AM
Books can only take care of the basics...
I come to Mechanics for the fine tuning and always get great advice...
A big :beer::beer: for all the help...
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