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Is rear deraileur bolt replacable - shimano alvio ??

simon_ramseysimon_ramsey Posts: 116
edited February 2009 in The workshop
Snapped my rear deraileur bolt today :( No visible damage to mech or mech hanger (both look straight). Field repair was to shorten the chain & go SS. Is the bolt replaceable ?? Or is it new mech time ??


  • If the rear derailleur is a Shimano then the bolt is often the same from one model to another. A good LBS should have a few spare secondhand ones lying around. It's easy to change the bolt, as it's held in with a circlip.
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