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#1
I have a 24 speed bike that I ride in the middle ring almost all of the time. When I get to the second highest (second smallest) gear in my rear cluster the rear derailleur hits the chain slightly and when I go to the highest (smallest) gear it rubs a lot. Is this something to be concerned about and if so how do I fix this. The bike seems to shift gears just fine.
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#2
sounds like the FD needs to be adjusted some. Is this a new bike or one you had
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#3
most FD need a little tweaking on the shifter as you go from the largest cog at the rear to the smallest.
Nigel
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#4
I got it last Christmas. Have approx. 1200 miles on it now.
Do you know a good site for FD adjustment instructions?
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#5
how about some pics of what you have and the shifters, front derailleur and so on. Model#'s of each may also be helpful.
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#6
I have Shimano 2300 shifters and derailleurs.
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#7
The 2303 FD is pretty narrow, and needs to be trimmed as you go across the cogs at the back. The shifter has trimming.
Nigel
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#8
Memorize it and eat it Smile
http://www.shimano.com/media/techdocs/content/cycle/SI/2300/SI_6SF0A_001/SI-6SF0A-002-ENG_v1_m56577569830683910.pdf
http://www.shimano.com/media/techdocs/content/cycle/SI/2300/SI_5LZ0A_001/SI-5LZ0A-001-ENG_v1_m56577569830673815.pdf
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#9
Thanks Painkiller, they tasted great.
Illinois, not a Cubs fan I hope?
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#10
(07-25-2013, 12:41 AM)Texcards Wrote:  Thanks Painkiller, they tasted great.
Illinois, not a Cubs fan I hope?
salt and pepper I hope ! something the used to do in spy movies i guess. No, not a cub fan. Not much into hockey Smile
Study the docs, google some FD setup video's and you will get it dialed. good luck
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