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Best way to add adjuster barrel to RD?
My Shimano XTR 960 rear derailleur was made with no cable-adjuster barrel. The intent was to use the adjuster on the shifter end to trim the unit. Unfortunately, I'm using the derailleur with some down-tube mounted Exage shifters, and there's no adjuster anywhere in the system!
My LBS suggested putting an inline adjuster in the short loop of housing from the rear chainstay stop to the derailleur, but I was hoping for something more elegant.
Is it feasible to tap the cable receiver on the derailleur and put an adjuster there? If not, are there any other options I've not thought of? I do want to keep the down-tube shifter.