Bicycle TutorBicycle Tutor

Show off your bike!

Related video tutorials:
How to Adjust Your Front Derailleur How to Adjust Your Front Derailleur
* Now with 3D interactive instructions
Adjusting Shimana Nexus 3-speed
I just purchased a 2-person trike from Worksman Cycles
and am awaiting instructions from them on how to adjust the Shimano Nexus on one side of the trike (there are two independent transmissions).

Figured it couldn't hurt to post here; maybe someone knows how to fix my problem:

It shifts into 1st and 3rd but seems to "skip" 2nd gear; it doesn't lock-in.

I see an adjustment collar near the hub and a little window with an indicator inside.

Anyone know how to adjust this particular hub?
Never worked on a Nexus, but I know with sturmey archer you had to line up the shoulders on the end of the indicator chain with the end of the axle in either top or bottom gear, can't remember which, but you can usually feel it into gear by adjusting slowly and turning the pedals gently.
You may find more info here:

Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  7 speed bike / 5 speed shifter handle 6716 1 5,524 05-23-2016, 08:36 PM
Last Post: DaveM
  Adjusting the derailleur inwards for each step? (pic heavy) Ivo 24 15,952 11-03-2013, 05:19 PM
Last Post: GeorgeET
  8-speed shifter and derailleur with 7-speed sprocket? smmr89 8 11,168 11-03-2013, 08:18 AM
Last Post: 1FJEF
  Nexus 7 Shifters daytriker 1 4,942 05-17-2013, 04:39 AM
Last Post: Bill
  Adjusting 105 FD problems larsonian 13 9,628 04-06-2013, 09:21 PM
Last Post: Joe_W
  How to install a shifting cable to a shimano nexus 7 speed? pippobaudo 5 31,292 01-11-2012, 05:43 PM
Last Post: FastFahl
  Shimano Nexus 7 shifter replacement problem fredgroom 3 18,007 05-09-2011, 07:52 PM
Last Post: trevgbb
  Adjusting derailleur after cable change doodlebug 12 15,570 12-26-2010, 11:45 AM
Last Post: cyclerUK
  Shimano fd-m191 front derailleur adjusting height and angle erdem 13 31,385 07-24-2010, 01:49 PM
Last Post: erdem
  Adjusting Rear Deraileur with NO B-Tension Screw blauvvy 2 11,187 07-04-2010, 08:14 PM
Last Post: trevgbb

Forum Jump:

ISSN 1918-3445 © Copyright 2007-2010 Bicycle Tutor / Privacy Policy / Created by Alex Ramon