07-19-2008, 11:17 PM
Hi I have a question regarding my bike. I have an old - about 10 - 15 years old - Huffy Blades bike. It's a Mountain bike. I started riding the bike again and I wasn't too familiar with shifting the gears. I recently replaced the tube inside the rear wheel and I've been reading up more on biking. I just realized the importance of the gears and how to shift the gears. However, my gears don't seem to shift. If I try shifting the gears - whether stationary or pedaling - the chain doesn't move. This is the case with both the front and rear gears. I have no idea how to approach fixing this. I'm not sure if it has something to do with the derailleurs or with the shift cables. I was thinking that the shifters aren't working and the cables aren't responding when I shift the gears. Do you have any suggestions? Thanks so much.