roshea wrote:Road gears with integrated shifters? If so, my guess would be worn cable, about to snap inside the shifter.
Pete wrote:...Take the bike along to your LBS and they should have the tool to check it. Same tool is used to straighten the hanger - a 5 minute job.
pramsay wrote:My rear hanger seemed bent because the bottom little cog seemed to be inwards from the front chain ring that the chain was on while the top seemed to be in alignment. The metal was so thick I couldn't bend it...I went to the LBS to buy another one but they were closed so I removed it and used the hammer but now think it is bent the other way Hammers are not recommended! I guess correct alignment should be 100% parallel to the chainrings?
The Duckmeister wrote:If the derailleur lines up at one end of its travel, but goes out of whack at the other end, then the derailleur itself rather than the hanger has been knocked out of shape. (I've seen some pretty twisted derailleurs!)
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