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    not revenge...punishment interceptor's Avatar
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    New bike...can't shift gears.

    I just got a 24 speed with a Shimano Sora Flightdeck Triple. The chain is on the lowest front and rear sprockets. I press down on the buttons but nothing is happening. What am I doing wrong?
    Thanks

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    2-Cyl, 1/2 HP @ 90 RPM slvoid's Avatar
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    With Sora shifters, on your right shifter, the brake lever moves you to a larger rear sprocket. The thumb lever moves you to a smaller rear sprocket.
    On the left shifter, the brake lever moves you to a larger front sprocket and the thumb lever moves you to a smaller front sprocket.

    You're either at the extremes and can't shift anymore or you're not pedaling, in which case it won't do anything when you try to shift.

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    There was another recent thread on this subject. I also noticed your post about your attempts to inflate your presta valve tyres. Did you happen to get the bike from a bikeshop? If so then you might want to go back to them to have them show you how to operate some of your components.
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    not revenge...punishment interceptor's Avatar
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    I am not understanding...you have to apply the brake to get it to shift?

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    Quote Originally Posted by interceptor
    I am not understanding...you have to apply the brake to get it to shift?
    No. Go to a shop tomorrow and have them show you.

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    GOT IT !!! Went to the thread.....brake levers have to be turned inwards to shift......DOH!!

    Thanks all!

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