Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
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Given the age of the bike, I suspect it has horizontal (near horizontal slots a bit over 1" long and open to the front) dropouts. These are not intended to precisely locate the wheel between the chain stays.
Instead you manually center the rim, using the slot as room for adjustment. There are 2 basic versions , on some the right side has limited adjustment, and the axle is fully back on the right and adjusted from the left, on others the full slot is available on both sides, and you pick a central position of your choice.
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