How to Adjust a Front Bicycle Derailleur?

Answer Correctly adjusting a front derailleur is one of the more subtle jobs in bike maintenance. But with practice and, well yes, patience, you too can become a smooth-shifting pro. Here's how...

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How to Adjust a Rear Bicycle Derailleur?

A Miyata Century rear derailleur.Have you ever had troubles with your bike switching gears unexpectedly or not shifting correctly? Many people have this problem, but are afraid of attempting to fix... Read More »

How to Adjust a Shimano 105 Front Derailleur?

On a bicycle, the front derailleur moves your chain between higher and lower gears. A poorly adjusted derailleur can cause your chain to rub and gears to shift and drop unexpectedly. You can avoid... Read More »

How to Adjust the Shimano Deore LX Front Derailleur?

Produced by Shimano Cycling, Deore LX components are designed for use with off-road bicycles. Among these components, the front derailleur has the responsibility of transferring the drive chain fro... Read More »

How to Adjust a Shimano Top Swing Front Derailleur?

Many geared bicycles feature derailleurs that shift the chain from one sprocket or chain ring to another. A front derailleur includes the derailleur cage and attachment clamp. On so-called top swin... Read More »