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Grip shift + Rear derailleur, Setup/Help

xsamx1987xsamx1987 Posts: 2
edited September 2014 in MTB workshop & tech
hello every one so im very new at this so im sorry if i dont make much sense

I recenlty installed a new rear derailleur and new gripshifts and for some reason it will shift down then when i shift back up it has a hard time getting in to 1, so my question is how do i set it up do i have the grip shift set to 1 or 6 befor i attach the wire to derailer,is the big cog gear 1 or is it the small one, and how much tension should i put on the wire befor i tighten the nut because im pulling it very taut, any way i hope some one can help me.


  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,811
    Hi, your post is confusing, to clarify,
    You shift up going to smaller cogs at the back which are higher number gears, you can't shift up to 1 only down.

    You put it in the smallest cog (6th it would seem) when you attach the cable, having set the stop screws first.

    Read for a full how to guide.
    Currently riding a Whyte T130C, X0 drivetrain, Magura Trail brakes converted to mixed wheel size (homebuilt wheels) with 140mm Fox 34 Rhythm and RP23 suspension. 12.2Kg.
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    Parktools as above, and did you fit new cables as well, inners and outers?
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