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07-23-18, 06:37 PM
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Posted By chris3928

the Tektro R559 just donít have any room for...

the Tektro R559 just donít have any room for adjustment and the braking power is pitiful. So my next step is to see if Tektro 984 brakes will work... they are technically BMX brakes, but short pull...
07-23-18, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
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Posted By chris3928

Had a friend who has been around bikes for a...

Had a friend who has been around bikes for a while and does all his own work help me out with the derailleur. Itís dialed in as good as it will get. The chain rubs when in biggest chainring/smallest...
07-17-18, 11:09 PM
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Views: 291
Posted By chris3928

Tektro R559 Issues/Questions

I just swapped out the Shimano V-brakes that came with my bike (a flat bar hybrid) to Tektro R559 brakes to complete its conversion to a drop bar bike. I also replaced the brake levers and shifters...
07-17-18, 10:59 PM
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Posted By chris3928

Finally got all the parts in today and spent the...

Finally got all the parts in today and spent the evening getting everything installed. Shifters seem to work *almost* perfectly. I was able to quickly get the rear derailleur dailed in, but the front...
07-11-18, 06:14 PM
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Posted By chris3928

32.3 miles. Farthest ride yet.

32.3 miles. Farthest ride yet.
07-09-18, 01:23 PM
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Posted By chris3928

Thanks for the description! Sounds similar to my...

Thanks for the description! Sounds similar to my setup. Only difference is that my cable comes up from the bottom bracket, over a pulley/curved guide and then into the clamp.

Also occurred to me...
07-09-18, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By chris3928

i had a similar thought - if the shifters didnít...

i had a similar thought - if the shifters didnít work with my derailleur could I get away with just swapping derailleur.
07-08-18, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By chris3928

I found that but had a hard time figuring it out....

I found that but had a hard time figuring it out. I was able to find both the FD and shifters on it, but because the fd is technically listed as a mtb derailleur and the shifters are road it seems...
07-08-18, 06:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 918
Posted By chris3928

Picture?

Any chance you could post a picture of the cable path at the front derailleur? Iím trying to do something similar to you. Iíve got a Shimano tourney fd-ty510 front derailleur that Iím hoping to be...
07-08-18, 06:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 194
Posted By chris3928

Compatibility Question?

Hello! Hoping to get some confirmation from here - Iíve got a bike with a Shimano Tourney FD-TY510 from derailleur. Is it compatible with the Shimano ST A070 Ďbriftersí? Iíve spent hours scouting the...
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