Bicycle Mechanics - Front derailer/barell adjustment compression
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07-29-09, 04:05 PM
Replaced my front derailer cable recently, but since the change the short housing cable next to the barrel adjusted compresses as I tighten, and as such, the cable will not stay in adjustment. Today I replaced all the housing furroughs and the short section of housing but am still getting the new piece compressed.
Its gotten me stumped. Any ideas?
07-29-09, 04:16 PM
Your question has ME stumped. Do you have a photo or two of whats going on? And your barrel-adjuster?
07-29-09, 04:34 PM
Photos are attached. The setup is like :
shifter | furrough | short section of housing | furrough | barrell adjuster | furrough | long housing to derailer
Its the short section of housing that is getting pulled thru the furroughs and compressed. The problem is that the derailer won't stay adjusted.
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