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09-07-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 743
Posted By Eggman84

Please read carefully. Cable pull changed...

Please read carefully. Cable pull changed starting with 10 speed MTB RD (REAR derailleur) so the road brifters are no longer compatible with MTB RDs. The road brifters have NEVER shifted a MTB FD...
09-03-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Eggman84

Yes, as I said in my above post I am, or have in...

Yes, as I said in my above post I am, or have in the past, used all three of these FDs in 3x9 setups, and most have MTB cranks with the 50mm chainline. These FDs don't seem to care what chain your...
09-03-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Eggman84

Using friction shifters really opens up your...

Using friction shifters really opens up your options. You are correct that in the indexed mode, the right shifter would only work with whatever number of rear cogs it was designed for (be that 7 or...
09-02-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Eggman84

Sorry about the links not working. I need to...

Sorry about the links not working. I need to make sure they work before posting links in the future. As to your current crankset (FC-M530), it came in 2 configurations, 44-32-22T and 48T-36T-26T....
09-02-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 455
Posted By Eggman84

My first inclination was that your smallest cogs...

My first inclination was that your smallest cogs are worn, especially as skipping would get noticeably worse after putting on a new chain. However, you say you replaced the cassette (at the same...
09-02-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 747
Posted By Eggman84

I have done a little research (partly to satisfy...

I have done a little research (partly to satisfy my curiosity) and this is what I have found. The Tiagra FD-4503 is designed for a 45mm chainline (per the service instructions at...
Forum: Touring
08-22-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,313
Posted By Eggman84

I've heard of it, but can't remember where. It...

I've heard of it, but can't remember where. It seems to me the vast majority of tours end at some point, whether it be after 1 year or 5 years. I would think you would want to have plans to take...
08-22-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 585
Posted By Eggman84

Wow, have to admire your patience. Does he pay...

Wow, have to admire your patience. Does he pay in beer?
07-30-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 323
Posted By Eggman84

You need to change the bolts securing the brakes...

You need to change the bolts securing the brakes with ones designed so that the rack can mount to the brake bosses. See...
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,467
Posted By Eggman84

Carry a smart phone. Use PC at libraries and...

Carry a smart phone. Use PC at libraries and hotels. On tour I mostly use teh smart phone to access google maps (to supplement hard copy maps I carry) and get occasional info for where I will be...
06-10-19, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 412
Posted By Eggman84

It depends on your rear derailleur. Cable...

It depends on your rear derailleur.

Cable pull * Derailleur shift ratio = Cog pitch
06-05-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,126
Posted By Eggman84

I find this highly unlikely, I assume you took...

I find this highly unlikely, I assume you took the bike back to the same store you bought it from for the "FREE new bike tune-up". Or was there a problem you noticed riding the bike? Does the...
05-15-19, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By Eggman84

Limit screws do not control shifting to the...

Limit screws do not control shifting to the middle chainring. Limit screws keep the chain from overshifting (chain falling off) the large and small chainrings. Your problem is incorrect cable...
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