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Old 07-23-08, 05:50 PM   #1
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Rear Derailleur question

My rear deraillier will not stay in gear. When I take my hand off the lever it returns to its original position and gear. Any advice will help.
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Old 07-23-08, 05:51 PM   #2
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Tighten the shift lever bolt a bit. If that doesn't work, u need to elaborate your question. Happends in all gears? what have u done to it lately? or if u don't feel like talking, re-tension cable/re-cal derairlleur as if u were installing it for the first time.
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Tighten the shift lever bolt a bit. If that doesn't work, u need to elaborate your question. Happends in all gears? what have u done to it lately? or if u don't feel like talking, re-tension cable/re-cal derairlleur as if u were installing it for the first time.
What he said.

I assume these are downtube shifters, or maybe stem mounted shifters on an older bike. There's either a wingnut or regular screw on the side of the shiftlever that needs to be tightened a bit.
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