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Posts in Category "Derailleur Systems"

Chain Length Sizing

This article will discuss sizing derailleur chain to length.

Rear Derailler Adjustments (derailleur)

The article will discuss the adjustment of the rear derailleur.

Rear Derailleur Hanger Alignment

This article will discuss derailleur hanger alignment and use of the Derailleur Alignment Gauge DAG-2.

Shift Levers (shifters)

This article will discuss the shift wire (cable) installation. See also related article discussing housing length.

Chain Line

This article with discuss the use of the CLG-2 chainline Gauge and the concept of chainline.

Front Derailleur Adjustments

This article will discuss the basic adjustment of the front derailleur. This article assumes the derailleur is compatible with the shifting system and is not extremely worn out.

Cutting Cable Housing

This article will discuss the cutting and sizing of both brake and derailleur housing.

Shift Housing Length

This article will discuss the cutting and sizing of both brake and derailleur housing.

Bar End Shifter Service

This article will discuss bar end shifters. These are derailleur shift levers mounted to the ends of time trial or triathlon handlebars. They are also found on drop style handlebars.

Di2 Shimano Electronic Intelligent System Installation

This article will discuss the installation and adjustment of the Di2 Shimano Electronic Intelligent System®. This system is incorporated in the designs of some new bike models. This article will focus on the installation of the system as an after-market component system.

Rear Derailleur Overhaul

This article will discuss the overhaul of rear derailleurs.