Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Gouverneur NY
Bikes: 2003 BIANCHI VIGORELLI, 2002 TREK 520, Schwinn Mesa WINTER BIKE
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Trying to find clearance for rear fender. Front der in the way.
So my girlfriend got a neat little Bianchi Iseo. It has a triple front derailleur, Shimano FD-C051. The derailleur has a mechanism on the rear of the derailleur that limits the clearance between the frame and the rear tire.
I got the fender on but it's reeeeeeall close. I assume the mechanism thingee is there to lessen the amount of pressure it takes to change rings or something, I don't know. All my bikes have regular 105 or ultegra stuff.
Can I change out and upgrade that derailleur with a standard tiagra or 105 derailleur so that I can get more clearance for the fender?