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Old 02-18-20, 02:21 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I have a "funny" problem on the Roubaix, I wonder if anyone has some suggestions.

Issue is the FD sometimes takes some time to drop from big ring to little ring. It invariably is well into a ride, it NEVER happens in the first hour on the road. But an hour or two into a ride, it will sometimes take a few seconds or even several seconds to finally drop onto the small ring. I checked the cable and pivot points, all are nice and smooth/lubed. In the stand, it shifts up/down crisply. Even if I put it in the big ring at night, next morning it will drop onto the small ring without delay.

Any ideas???
Check the cable guide on the bottom bracket. Had a similar problem, found a glob of pine pitch.
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