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Old 11-17-08, 09:39 PM
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Xtracycle - Right hand loads bumping derailleur

I was wondering if anyone out there has this same issue. When carrying heavier loads in the right hand side freeloader, the swinging of the freeloader sometimes bumps the rear derailleur and causes inadvertent gear shifts. Any solutions here?
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Old 11-17-08, 09:54 PM
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Looking at mine, my derailleur is well below the Freeloader bag. I'm surprised that this would happen. I could see this happening if you have your bags really saggy or tensioned improperly. Also, are you sure that the bags aren't pulling the derailleur cable somehow? I'd be interested to hear the solution.
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I had a shopping bag full of groceries on that side when this happened. I have to admit that the middle strap was very loose. I'll try tightening it up and see what happens.
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