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Narrower bars, gear adjustments?

JimboPlobJimboPlob Posts: 397
edited May 2012 in Workshop

I have just fitted some narrower bars. I am wondering that due to the bars being narrow, does that mean I will need to adjust the tension on my front mech (my frame doesn't have any barrel adjusters for the front mech)?

Since changing, the front mech has been rubbing a little.



  • jomojjomoj Posts: 777
    unless you've changed the length of the inner or outer cables when switching then no. Front mech might just be out of alignment for other reasons.
  • smidsysmidsy Posts: 5,273
    Hows your cable routing?

    Does it still follow the same line or does it now have a sharper turn etc. which could affect its function.
    Yellow is the new Black.
  • YossieYossie Posts: 2,600
    No. 100% no.

    "Will narrower bars change cable tension?" Seriously?
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