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     bellsta updated 11 years, 7 months ago 4 Members · 5 Posts
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  • bellsta

    Member
    6 June 2009 at 9:25 pm

    recently finished building my bike but having trouble with the rear gear when its in gear 1 and 2 its fine and also 7 and 8 but gear 3,4,5,6 it keeps changing inbetween two gears.

    if i put it in gear 3 it keeps jumping inbetween gear 3 and 4 and so on for all the others gears keeping jumping inbetween two.

    what do i need to adjust ?

    any help would be greatly appreciated 😀

  • n3ver3nder

    Member
    6 June 2009 at 10:43 pm

    Might be the cable stretching as it’s bedding in, assuming it’s new as you’ve just built the bike?

    Follow this link, and go to ‘deraileur tune up’, should help though you might have seen it before? If not it’s a good resource for bike fixing know how.

    http://www.utahmountainbiking.com/fix/

    Hope this helps out!

  • Dale

    Member
    7 June 2009 at 8:05 am

    Got to agree with whats been said above, if you’ve only just started riding the bike then it’ll be 99% chance it’s the cable stretching.

  • Gunner

    Member
    7 June 2009 at 1:40 pm
  • bellsta

    Member
    7 June 2009 at 2:12 pm

    took it out for a ride again today and used the barrel adjuster to adjust it and its working perfectly now

    thanks for the help guys

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