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05-24-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 532
Posted By oldbobcat

The R6800 derailleur has a dual-position pin that...

The R6800 derailleur has a dual-position pin that is set based on the angle of the cable span between the end of the arm and the the exit point behind the bottom bracket. The wrong position for this...
05-24-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By oldbobcat

Small frame, not very. Large frame, less not very.

Small frame, not very. Large frame, less not very.
05-24-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 224
Posted By oldbobcat

Selection of a spindle length depends, however,...

Selection of a spindle length depends, however, on the crank spec, the bottom bracket shell width, and the chain line. That is, the middle ring or the space between double rings must align with the...
05-17-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 220
Posted By oldbobcat

Use the cable adjuster on the derailleur or...

Use the cable adjuster on the derailleur or inline on the cable to pull a little tension on the cable. One or two clicks at a time. And don't mess with the limit screws.
04-11-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By oldbobcat

Aye, there's your problem right there. Derailleur...

Aye, there's your problem right there. Derailleur chains elongate past usefulness after 1500-3000 miles, depending on hygiene, maintenance, and riding style. Properly replacing chains, you should...
04-03-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By oldbobcat

Remove the crank from the spindle. Re-read the...

Remove the crank from the spindle. Re-read the instructions carefully. Re-insert the crank onto the spindle according to the instructions. Be sure to align the splines on the spindle with the notches...
04-03-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By oldbobcat

Does it do it when you push on the crank on the...

Does it do it when you push on the crank on the other side?
04-03-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By oldbobcat

Technically possible, yes. Feasible, how much...

Technically possible, yes. Feasible, how much money do you want to put into a 30 year old rusty commuter?
04-03-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By oldbobcat

I've never seen a Di2 front derailleur that...

I've never seen a Di2 front derailleur that hasn't been in a crash tweaked like that. Since the bike is alloy and the tab is thin and the misalignment is small in the overall scale of things, you...
04-02-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 618
Posted By oldbobcat

So it looks like the derailleur cage is tailed...

So it looks like the derailleur cage is tailed out, and you can't align the outer plate parallel with the chainrings. Is that correct? Just trying to get a handle on this.

Never mind, I read more...
04-01-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By oldbobcat

If you're just replacing both shifters, another...

If you're just replacing both shifters, another SRAM X4 set would be your best bet. Really, if you don't crash it into things it should last as long as the rest of the bike. If that is a problem, you...
01-08-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,219
Posted By oldbobcat

Chain could be too long.

Chain could be too long.
12-29-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By oldbobcat

I've also removed allen bolts with rounded heads...

I've also removed allen bolts with rounded heads using, very gingerly, the largest torx wrench that will fit, after soaking the threads with Chill Zone. By gingerly I mean, at the first sign of...
12-12-15, 09:26 PM
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