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Check this website out, should be able to get all you need to know about pesky gear changes from here.....



http://www.parktool.com/repair/readhowto.asp?id=75

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  • BritspinBritspin Posts: 1,655
    haynes manual is pretty good...sure there are others, I hear the Park tool website is good, never used it myself.
  • jibby26jibby26 Posts: 261
    someone posted this link before, helped me sort my gears out







    Book wise I've got "road bike maintenance" by Guy Andrews, lots of colour photos for the 3 big brands and it's spiral bound to folds flat when your working with it. Picked it up in Waterstones for £15.
  • squareclaresquareclare Posts: 99
    Hay

    i was wondering if anyone knows a good bike mechanics book, i am haveing real issues with my gears they are changing up and down by themselves!! sometimes when i want to change gear it gets stuck in between two. i cant really aford to get my bike cheacked regularly as i am an impoverised student! living on my loan

    please help!

    clare
  • sfullersfuller Posts: 628
    I originally posted that YouTube vid. its ace... sorted my gears out and now they are smooth as ice.
  • MrSquishyMrSquishy Posts: 277
    That clip is mint! I've never really fancied mucking around with my gears for fear of totally knackering them, but I just might have a go (on my MTB) one day soon.
  • iangriffiangriff Posts: 48
    I have the park tool manual myself find it clear and to the point.



  • The youtube clip is brilliant. Bought my bike second hand last year and on some, if not most of the gears I have to double click the lever to get it to change. I am now going to have a look at the gears over the weekend and see if this resolves it.
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