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fbxxkl Offline
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New Derailleur needed
Hello, I am new to the bike repair world so I figured I would ask here.

I recently was gifted an 85 Raleigh Olympian and the rear derailleur broke. Can anyone give suggestions on the type I should look at buying?

Its a 12 gear bike 2 Front/6 Back gears. Let em know.


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Aug 21, 2012 02:24 PM
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painkiller Offline
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RE: New Derailleur needed
post some pictures of what you have and maybe one of us can hook you up easier.


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Aug 21, 2012 06:22 PM
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nfmisso Offline
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RE: New Derailleur needed
Is the hanger part of the derailleur or part of the bike frame?

hanger (aka claw) on the derailleur:
http://www.amazon.com/Shimano-Tourney-TX35-Derailleur-Speed/dp/B003ZMH69S/

hanger on frame:
http://www.amazon.com/Shimano-RD-TX35-Tourney-Derailleur-Regular/dp/B003ZM9RLI/

The TX35 is a reliable low end RD, which will work okay for you. If your budget is greater, provide pictures, and we'll provide recommendations.

Nigel
Aug 21, 2012 08:43 PM
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RE: New Derailleur needed
Here are the pictures I took.

   
   
   
   
Aug 23, 2012 08:05 AM
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RE: New Derailleur needed

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Aug 23, 2012 11:16 AM
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