Bicycle Mechanics - Shimano RD Low Limit Screw?
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Quick question: is there any issue having the low limit screw in all the way?
Background: I got a new set of wheels and when I would shift into the largest rear cog the RD would rub the spokes. To solve this I screwed in the limit screw (all the way).
Thanks for your help.
05-11-08, 10:46 PM
Usually, you won't be able to shift to the larger cogs.
Sounds like somethings bent or misadjusted?
05-12-08, 11:25 AM
It won't hurt anything but it shouldn't be necessary. As Bill K noted, something is bent or misadjusted or, the rear wheel is not dished properly.
05-12-08, 12:45 PM
Did you change the drop out spacing of the rear wheel?
The only thing that seems to make sense to me is if you went to a wheel with noticeably fewer cogs.
What did you go from/to?
I went from Mavic ES and Elites to a custom build powertap niobium 27 wheel. It seems to shift fine with the limit screw all the way in, but it seems odd too.
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