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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I've seen this every once in a while. Try to rotate the hood and get all the tabs properly engaged. If that isn't enough, a bit of trim with an exacto knife works. The problem with the knife trim is that sometimes this becomes the starting point of a tear, so melting the hood back with a heated tool may be better.
Since any trimming may lead to tearing later on, save this for the last resort, and do everything you can with repositioning first.
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