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Old 01-22-08, 09:43 PM
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RSX technical data

I had found a link to the old Shimano technical bulletins on adjusting the RSX system shifters and derailleurs last week and lost my print outs with the URL. Doing asearch here and on Google has not lead me to the address again. I cannot find anything with links or the instructions I need at Sheldon's site and the Shimano site that is current does not go back to historical data and bulletins.

Does anyone know of the link or another site with the setup and adjustment information and instructions for the 1999 RSX triple FD, RD and brifters? Any help will be greatly appreciated.

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Originally Posted by qcpmsame View Post
I had found a link to the old Shimano technical bulletins on adjusting the RSX system shifters and derailleurs last week and lost my print outs with the URL. Doing asearch here and on Google has not lead me to the address again. I cannot find anything with links or the instructions I need at Sheldon's site and the Shimano site that is current does not go back to historical data and bulletins.

Does anyone know of the link or another site with the setup and adjustment information and instructions for the 1999 RSX triple FD, RD and brifters? Any help will be greatly appreciated.
RSX derailers are perfectly ordinary.

The adjustment procedure is the same as for any derailers made in the last 25 years.

See: https://sheldonbrown.com/derailer-adjustment

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Old 01-23-08, 08:20 AM
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Sheldon,
Thanks for the direction. I'll use your link and read up on my components. I like the RSX fine, just want to be educated about them and capable of worling on my C'dale if needed. I appreciate your taking time to answer my querry.

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Old 01-23-08, 08:28 AM
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As Sheldon noted, RSX brifters and derailleurs were set up and adjusted just like any of the other Shimano STI groups. So instructions for 105. Ultegra, etc. will apply.
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Excellent instructions at Sheldon's site, thanks much.

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Originally Posted by HillRider View Post
As Sheldon noted, RSX brifters and derailleurs were set up and adjusted just like any of the other Shimano STI groups. So instructions for 105. Ultegra, etc. will apply.
Indeed. RSX was 105 without the paint job, literally.
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Indeed. RSX was 105 without the paint job, literally.
Not quite. RSX initially was 7-speed when 105 was 8-speed. I think you are referring to RX-100 which was 105 with a plainer finish.
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Anywho, Sheldon/s instructions got me through a check out and tune up. All is sweet now with the shifting. Brakes work nice, also. RSX seems to be a really nice group to have and I hope to put many, many miles on the C'dale.

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