Bicycle Mechanics - Hi from me in north east!!
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05-15-08, 01:40 PM
Ive just registered onto this site and am very excited about it as it looks a great site and everyone looks like a decent bunch of people.
The main reason i registered is i have just bought a bike. (BOSS STEALTH) My gears have been clicking on it and i have just today realised what it was and it was the back derailer was touching the back cog. I was mainly wondering if anyone knew how i would be able to sort it out. Would be greatly appreciated.
05-15-08, 01:43 PM
Hi Lee, I'm going to move this to the Bicycle Mechanics forum. I am sure that someone can give you a hand!
Welcome to BF, and feel free to PM me with any questions :) !
05-15-08, 01:48 PM
Welcome Vezza. Sorry, I can't say I've had the same problem. It might be a better question on the maintainence forum. I'm located in S.W. PA. where in the NE are you from?
05-15-08, 01:54 PM
You may want to look here (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/derailer-adjustment.html) (that's a link to be clicked on)....
05-15-08, 01:59 PM
Please describe the bike. Mountain, road, hybrid, etc. What type of gearing and the dérailleur.
Hi Vezza! I've personally found that Park Tool has some really good instructions... Check out this link for the rear derailleur:
Are you talking about North East, PA? If so, we're practically neighbors; I'm in Harborcreek...
05-15-08, 02:04 PM
hi ! you need to adjust the b screw on the left side of the rear dérailleur . turn the screw clockwise until it no longer hits the gears .
05-15-08, 02:45 PM
Thanks everyone been a great help i will try sorting it tomorrow with the information you have given me.
In the north east i am from Loftus. None of you have probably never heard of this like lol its a little town in england about half an hour away from Middlesbrough. Anybody else from around this area.
Thanks again everyone.
05-15-08, 02:58 PM
Just thought aswell guys. This bike ive just bought the gears need setting up i think does anyone on here know how to do them if they do could ya please let me know so i can give it a go myself.
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