Is it normal for a front DR to be a big pain in the butt?
Took the roadie out for a little spin this evening to test out the wheels (got them tensioned and stress-relieved) and the front DR was acting up. Shifted the chain right off the small chainring, it did.
Also, the shifter is kind of hard to shift. You really have to push hard to get it to shift to larger chanrings. The other direction, no problem.
BTW - I'm speaking of a Tiagra DR and shifter.
The LBS said that this is sort of normal with this type of shifter, and that it takes some break-in and getting used to.