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Old 05-10-08, 09:53 PM   #1
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Front Deraileur Question

I've ridden 250 miles so far since my tune=up and for the last 30-40 miles I've noticed that the front Chainrings aren't switching as quickly. What I mean is that instead the chain switching on the 1-2-3 position of the left hand shifter its more like 1.75-2.75-3.5 position. If I shift it to the 2 position it gives a metallic clicking sound until I shift it to 2.75.

Does this mean that my front deraileur needs to be adjusted using the barrel adjuster?
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Old 05-10-08, 10:02 PM   #2
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Does this mean that my front deraileur needs to be adjusted using the barrel adjuster?
Assuming the cables were replaced at time of the tune-up, the cables have probably stretched, a very common incident. You should be able to correct it with the adjusters.
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I've ridden 250 miles so far since my tune=up and for the last 30-40 miles I've noticed that the front Chainrings aren't switching as quickly. What I mean is that instead the chain switching on the 1-2-3 position of the left hand shifter its more like 1.75-2.75-3.5 position. If I shift it to the 2 position it gives a metallic clicking sound until I shift it to 2.75.
You need to make an adjustment adjustment when you ride your bike.

Your shifter is analog. You're used to thinking digitally.
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Old 05-11-08, 07:14 AM   #4
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That means that u need to get shifters in HD
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Old 05-11-08, 07:32 AM   #5
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Read through this

http://parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=75
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