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05-30-14, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Bob_

One more question: If both levers move when I'm...

One more question: If both levers move when I'm only pushing on the small one, is that because the pawl of the small one is not catching on the ratchet cage? If so, I'll keep trying to clean it,...
05-30-14, 08:23 AM
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Posted By Bob_

Thanks for all of the comments. Yeah, I kind of...

Thanks for all of the comments. Yeah, I kind of suspected that I messed up something that was at least functioning. I'd been thinking of going to a Shimergo setup, but of course that takes a little...
05-30-14, 06:26 AM
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Posted By Bob_

Should I dismantle the shifter to any degree? ...

Should I dismantle the shifter to any degree? I've just been squirting in Seafoam, letting it work a while, and then the Triflow.

I recall using Teflon-coated cables in the past, but the LBS here...
05-29-14, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Bob_

I cleaned them thoroughly before lubing them. ...

I cleaned them thoroughly before lubing them. Perhaps the lever movement will improve if I let it sit for a while. Some folks report this result, I believe.
05-29-14, 05:39 PM
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Posted By Bob_

Yes, shifting to a bigger cog works correctly,...

Yes, shifting to a bigger cog works correctly, with both brifter handles moving together.
05-29-14, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Bob_

Not the cable. It looks like new. However, I...

Not the cable. It looks like new. However, I just discovered that the cable was misrouted at the rear derailleur. Suddenly it misses no cogs, going up or down! However, the two brifter levers...
05-29-14, 03:48 PM
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Posted By Bob_

That's about what I've done, but somehow things...

That's about what I've done, but somehow things are still gummed up, I guess. Replaced the cable housing, cleaned with solvent, cleaned with water, lubed with Triflow.

It's worse than ever now....
05-29-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,263
Posted By Bob_

ST-6501 grumpy

I just acquired a bike with 9-speed Shimano gears, and the ST-6501 shifters. Shifting was a bit inconsistent, often skipping a gear or two up and down. I read a lot of forum posts, and finally...
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