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Old 07-11-11, 02:55 AM   #1
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New to the site, and new to livng car free

Hey everyone, I recently moved closer to my work, aproxx. 2 minutes on my bike and i live within 5 minutes of everything i need. I hope i can go a while without buying a car so i can save up and get a nice new car ( probably a prius), any way i havent had much time to get on the trails which is the main reason i wanted to get back into riding, I am currently riding a 2010 raleigh talus 5.0. I love this bike, but i am finding i need to adjust my front deruallier (spelling) quite often. which is frustrating cause it takes me hours to get it to where only 70 percent of the gears work, anyway i looking forward to becoming an active member of the this community and learning more about everything bikes.

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Old 07-11-11, 03:45 AM   #2
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Hello Christian, welcome to Bike Forums!

Hours of adjusting the derailleur and having only partially functioning gears after that sounds like there's something wrong. Post a question in our Bicycle Mechanics forum. Also check out Parktool site's information about drivetrains, that should help you to diagnose the problem.

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Old 07-11-11, 07:56 AM   #3
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Howdy and welcome to the forums! Scratch the battery powered car idea, buy a diesel, great mileage and super clean nowadays, JMO.
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