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Old 05-18-07, 09:42 PM   #1
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shifter cable

so the other night in a rampage i decided to take all the paint off my road bike with a wire wheel and didn't want to take all the parts off. needless to say i accidentally cut my rear derailleur cable. it is a shimano 105 downtube shifter to a shimano 600 derailleur for a 600 7 speed hub. Now i'm kind of sure i know how to adjust the derailleur but how do i know how tight the cable needs to be or if i need to worry about that at all.
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Old 05-19-07, 12:45 AM   #2
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Park Tool School info on adjusting deraillers:

http://www.parktool.com/repair/byreg...mageField2.y=1
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so the other night in a rampage i decided to take all the paint off my road bike with a wire wheel and didn't want to take all the parts off.
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Smoking carpet perhaps? Missed last few doses of meds?
Impulse control disorder of some type. Non functional
derailler is standard equipment on urban assault vehicles.
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The reason the i took the paint off is because the entire bike is chromed. i forgot to say that in the begining. also i can be kind of stupid when working on my bikes. Real stupid
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The reason the i took the paint off is because the entire bike is chromed.
Didn't you think a wire wheel might damage the chrome?
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