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Barrel adjuster

shaun75shaun75 Posts: 223
edited June 2007 in Workshop
When i'm pedalling along in a high gear my chain wants to skip to the next highest gear(next smallest cog). To prevent this which way do i turn the barrel adjuster on the downtube? Also do i turn it whilst i'm in the skipping gear or the one above or below it?

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  • chuckleschuckles Posts: 44

    You can check this link:

    There is also a good video on youtube somewhere but I can't find it at the mo'

  • amaferangaamaferanga Posts: 6,789
    Towards the bigger cogs is anti-clockwise I think.

    Or turn it a little bit one way (say half a turn) - does it make it better or worse? If it makes it worse turn it more the other way and keep turning til problem solved.

    More problems but still living.....
    More problems but still living....
  • binlinusbinlinus Posts: 305
    Viewed from the front of the bike it should be turned anti-clockwise. Go a 1/2 turn and it should be enough.

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