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New gears fitted working fine except when I stand up!
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Gears are working surprisingly well for my first time fitting a set.
The only problem I have is that when I stand up on the pedals and push hard the gear slips - any suggestions what I need to do?
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#2
What have you fitted?
Ride hard or ride home alone!
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(05-11-2011, 08:36 AM)cyclerUK Wrote:  What have you fitted?

I fitted new deraileurs, new inner and outer cable and new shifters.
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Were the new items compatible with your current cassette? Was it necessary to change the chain (length) to work with the new deraileur?
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(05-11-2011, 11:10 AM)RBurrelli Wrote:  Were the new items compatible with your current cassette? Was it necessary to change the chain (length) to work with the new deraileur?
I replaced a shimano deore gear set with a shimano deore gear set. I measured the new chain against the old one and they are both same length
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New chain skipping on an old cassette is indicative of a worn cassette. If a new cassette then possibly just needs tuning of the dérailleur but check that the rear dérailleur is in line with wheel/cassette sprockets. (Hanger alignment?)
Ride hard or ride home alone!
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(05-11-2011, 01:39 PM)cyclerUK Wrote:  New chain skipping on an old cassette is indicative of a worn cassette. If a new cassette then possibly just needs tuning of the dérailleur but check that the rear dérailleur is in line with wheel/cassette sprockets. (Hanger alignment?)

Thanks for the help.
Much appreciated
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