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Old 12-25-05, 05:20 AM   #1
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changing gear prob with sora

just got my new scott speedster today,

wondering, on the front deraulier is the chain supposed to changd sprokets when you click the the front brake lever once? or do you have to push the brake lever al the way across to change up?
with mine, it will not chnage up on the first click, i have to push the lever right across

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There is a "half click" or trim on a double chainring setup, then to change gears would be a full travel of the shift lever. You didn't say if this was a double or triple front.
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I do believe it's the triple chainrings, rather than the double that have the trim.
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yes its a triple chainring, i can hear 3 distinct clicks, although after the first click it will not change to the next sproket
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just got my new scott speedster today,

wondering, on the front deraulier is the chain supposed to changd sprokets when you click the the front brake lever once? or do you have to push the brake lever al the way across to change up?
with mine, it will not chnage up on the first click, i have to push the lever right across

any ideas???


sorry, ultra begginer
Allllllllll the way across, and hold it there until the chain catches. The shift from the granny to middle is the hardest one.
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I do believe it's the triple chainrings, rather than the double that have the trim.
I can't speak for triples, never owned one. but every double I've ever had, had the trim
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Not sure about Sora but with Shimano triples it is normal to need the second full clickstop when shifting from the granny ring to the middle ring. One good shove to the right should get the job done. After making that shift, trimming the middle ring to avoid chain rub may require shifting back to the second stop depending on where the chain is on the cassette (in the rear).

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