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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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by jsmithepa View Post
    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.
    Bikes: Old steel race bikes, old Cannondale race bikes, less old Cannondale race bike, crappy old mtn bike

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