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
STI Shifters
#1
Can anyone explain how to change the gear cable on these shifters or piont me in the direction of a diagram

Reply
#2
I'm assuming these are "road" shifters?
Shimano tech' sheet:-
http://techdocs.shimano.com/media/techdocs/content/cycle/SI/SI_6C80D_001/SI_6C80D_001_En_v1_m56577569830621374.pdf
Basically-
Operate the gear lever into the number 1 position. (small rear lever and high gear) (pull on the cable if disconnected)
Pull the brake on and look at the outer side of the lever bit and you will see a small 4mm hole. You won't see it until you pull the brake.
Now if you push the gear cable the end should pop out of this hole.
You can only do this with the gear ratchet in the No. 1 position ( small sprocket)

[font=Trebuchet MS]Ride hard or ride home alone![/font]
Reply
#3
Have managed to fit new cable however there is no progression from one gear to the next it keeps returning to the lowest gear I think I may have damaged the mechanism there is no click on the gears as the lever moves up.

Reply
#4
Did it work before you changed the cable?
Squirt some release oil (WD40)? inside the mechanism.
Work it a few times and it may release.
The ratchet could have seized.
You may be able to strip the unit down but if you do then be very careful with the parts.
I don't think you can get spare parts for Shimano?

[font=Trebuchet MS]Ride hard or ride home alone![/font]
Reply
#5
it did work before I disconnected it but not very well as though there already was a problem with it

Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Switching from Racing Shifters to Thumb Shifters! JusFoolin 10 8,971 06-29-2015, 08:22 AM
Last Post: JusFoolin
  Changing grip twist shifters to rapid shifters? ringer069 3 9,766 06-28-2010, 09:04 AM
Last Post: Joe_W
  Bar end Shifters to Down Tube Shifters KDC1956 2 10,560 01-20-2010, 03:39 AM
Last Post: KDC1956
  Down Tube Shifters Vs. Bar End Shifters KDC1956 2 9,629 12-28-2009, 12:02 PM
Last Post: Joe_W

Forum Jump:



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

feed