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sandy771sandy771 Posts: 368
edited June 2012 in MTB workshop & tech
What am i looking for when I check these out - should they have any lateral movement?


  • Chunkers1980Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    Top should, bottom no
  • 386ka386ka Posts: 479
    And, for shimano dyna-sys (10spd), I think the top too should not have any lateral movement.
    A much loved, Giant Trance X3 2010
  • sandy771sandy771 Posts: 368
    Thanks. There is a litle lateral play in the bottom jockey wheel on my SRAM X7 10 speed - what can I do about it? is it a replacement or service? is it serious and likely to fall off?
  • nicklousenicklouse Posts: 50,675 Lives Here
    dont worry just use it.
    "Do not follow where the path may lead, Go instead where there is no path, and Leave a Trail."
    Parktools :?:SheldonBrown
  • sandy771sandy771 Posts: 368
    nicklouse wrote:
    dont worry just use it.

    My only niggling doubt is I am doing the 24/12 enduro as a team of 4 and dont want a mechanical to let me down. If its unlikley to fail then I am happy to leave it, but if changing it is safer then I'll do it.
  • Chunkers1980Chunkers1980 Posts: 8,035
    Prob just a bush, and very unlikely to totally fail
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