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    Shimano RD Low Limit Screw?

    Quick question: is there any issue having the low limit screw in all the way?

    Background: I got a new set of wheels and when I would shift into the largest rear cog the RD would rub the spokes. To solve this I screwed in the limit screw (all the way).

    Thanks for your help.

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    Usually, you won't be able to shift to the larger cogs.
    Sounds like somethings bent or misadjusted?

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    It won't hurt anything but it shouldn't be necessary. As Bill K noted, something is bent or misadjusted or, the rear wheel is not dished properly.

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    Did you change the drop out spacing of the rear wheel?
    The only thing that seems to make sense to me is if you went to a wheel with noticeably fewer cogs.
    What did you go from/to?

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    I went from Mavic ES and Elites to a custom build powertap niobium 27 wheel. It seems to shift fine with the limit screw all the way in, but it seems odd too.

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