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    very poor shifting

    ok so my bike has a bad habbit of trying to shift into the top gears when in a low gear, I thought it could be my derailer or maybe I need a new chain.......

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    Your derailleur might be out of whack, probable needs adjusting.

    Try this: http://parktool.com/repair_help/FAQrindx.shtml

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    This problem is most often due to shift cable stretch or otherwise misaligned rear derailleur. Try adjusting the cable tension at the rear derailleur barrel adjustor. See http://www.parktool.com for instructions. Or it could be a bent derailleur hanger.

    Al

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    Thanks guys.

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