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I wish my Sora FD could feel pain.

Old 07-04-06, 05:33 PM
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I wish my Sora FD could feel pain.

God the thing needs constant adjustment. The 105 DT index shifters I had on my Batavus were way better than putting up with this. The RD might as well be Dura Ace, it shifts perfectly every time.
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Old 07-04-06, 05:40 PM
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sorry.
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Old 07-05-06, 01:08 AM
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I've had no problems with my Sora FD...have been several thousand miles. But one thing I don't like about it, it that it doesn't shift well under load (from small to big ring).
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Old 07-05-06, 06:50 AM
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Fortunately, FDs are fairly inexpensive to replace.

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Old 07-05-06, 08:29 AM
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Are you sure the FD is the problem (as opposed to cable or housing or shifter)? FD really should not require much adjustment beyond taking up the initial "cable stretch".
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