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Old 02-04-08, 05:19 PM   #1
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How can I get this Tacx Tao cage to fit?

I bought two Tacx Tao cages for my road bike, I can get one to fit on the down tube, but the one for the seat post tube doesn't fit. The clamp for the front derailleur is in the way of that extended part on the bottom screw hole as you can see in the picture. How can I get it to fit properly? Can the FD clamp be moved up without affecting the shifting or will I have to cut that extended part off or something? I'm pretty new to cycling so I don't really know much about working with bikes.

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You can't move the clamp up or it will raise change the line in which your chain travels through the derailleur cage. Derailleur should be a few mm's over the chainrings. Raising it will affect everything!

I've used a few washers as spacers under my cage to raise it away from the paint so that it doesn't scratch the job, but might take too many to move it away from the clamp.
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I've used the screw/washer things that come on some stems on bike tube air valves as spacers when my FD was in the way. Go to your local bike shop and ask them for a couple. They are just the right size for the cage bolts.

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