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06-15-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Andrew R Stewart

M6x1, 6mm diameter x 1 mm per thread. length...

M6x1, 6mm diameter x 1 mm per thread. length about 10mm although with a washer or two longer can be "made" shorter. Andy
06-15-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By andrewclaus

I think the washer is as important as the screw....

I think the washer is as important as the screw. If you have the washer, a metric allen cap screw can be bought at a good hardware store, probably 5 mm. If you don't have the washer, it may be better...
03-25-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By tFUnK

I second the checking of the b screw. Confirm...

I second the checking of the b screw. Confirm it's not preventing the rd from threading on flush, and also maybe back off a few turns so that there's less distance between the top pulley and the cogs.
03-25-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By jadocs

The cage sure looks bent to me. If that is the...

The cage sure looks bent to me. If that is the case, adjusting the hanger is not going to solve that. Check the hanger alignment and make sure it's straight, but if your cage is bent you will have to...
03-25-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By hrdknox1

I don't think the cage is bent. It looks like...

I don't think the cage is bent. It looks like your derailleur is threaded crooked into the hanger. There appears to be a larger gap at the bottom where it screws into the hanger than at the top. It...
03-25-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By LV2TNDM

It wouldn't be a bad idea to also check dropout...

It wouldn't be a bad idea to also check dropout alignment when checking the derailleur hanger. Start with your foundation and work your way up. That said, the photo from below shows the chain and/or...
03-25-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By drlogik

It appears that the derailleur cage is slightly...

It appears that the derailleur cage is slightly bent and the bottom jockey wheel is off to one side also. Check that the jockey wheel bearing and spacers are installed properly. You may have both...
03-24-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,100
Posted By 100bikes

From the photos, your derailleur is definitely...

From the photos, your derailleur is definitely off in both planes- horizontal and vertical. The tools will allow you to correct both.

Using an alignment tool should solve your problem.

Take...
Forum: Touring
02-10-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I think most bike tourists do not carry spare...

I think most bike tourists do not carry spare cables or a spare tire or spare brake pads. Sometimes I carry a spare tire, sometimes not, and I only carry spare brake pads on longer tours. But I...
Forum: Touring
02-07-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Yeah, modern IGH systems have come a long way...

Yeah, modern IGH systems have come a long way since a Sturmey Archer three speed hub was the common IGH. I worked as a bike mechanic in the 70s, and yes I have taken those hubs apart to see what was...
Forum: Touring
02-07-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 13,456
Posted By djb

Maart, mechanical disc systems can be excellent,...

Maart, mechanical disc systems can be excellent, but of course low end ones can be, well low end. Any well designed ones, e even old ones like my avid bb7s work great, but other newer designs are...
Forum: Touring
12-12-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,743
Posted By djb

Well, good luck with exploring options and seeing...

Well, good luck with exploring options and seeing how what you get will work for different situations, specifically load weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 178,818
Posted By MinnMan

He was quoting me, not you.

He was quoting me, not you.
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