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How to adjust cable tension on Dura-Ace 7700 shifter

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Asked by: Jenna Wilson

Which way do you turn a barrel adjuster to tighten the cable?

Adjust the cable tension

Clockwise decreases the tension, moving it back towards the frame. If the chain seems hesitant to shift up, increase the cable tension by turning the barrel adjuster anticlockwise. If it skips over a gear, turn the adjuster clockwise to decrease the tension.

How do you adjust Shimano Dura Ace brake levers?

Quote from video: It's a 2 mil allen key so get your screwdriver in that and start tightening it to move the lever back towards you and as you can see that's moved and then do the same on the other.

How do you remove a Dura Ace shifter?

Quote from video: Pull it forward a little bit and unhook. It. Then peel it back. Once you do that you will notice to the outside a five millimeter allen wrench.

How do you reset a barrel adjuster?

If barrel adjuster is all the way in or out there will be no adjustment possible. In these cases reset the barrel. Shift to innermost chainring and loosen inner wire pinch bolt. Turn the barrel fully clockwise and back out about 2 full turns.

How does Shimano barrel adjuster work?

Quote from video: And inline barrel adjuster can sit anywhere in a section of outer cable. The barrel may lock with a lock ring or lock nut that runs along the thread of the barrel.

How do you adjust the reach on a Shimano shifter?

Quote from video: There just locate that it doesn't go very far in just rest in there. And if you turn it clockwise it. Just makes the gap smaller. It's got a few clicks of adjustment.

How do you adjust a Shimano shifter lever?

Quote from video: And if you turn that clockwise. And what it does is brings the lever closer to the drop. Or the bar. So you have to turn it a few times to get it to move before it starts to move.

What is Shimano free stroke adjustment?

The free stroke screw simply changes the starting point of the master cylinder piston. If the screw is all the way in, the master cylinder piston will be all the way in, and the free stroke will be the shortest. Turn the screw out a bit and the master cylinder will start further out.

How do you adjust a shifter angle?

Quote from video: And we're going to move the shifter up until we have the tip of the brake lever touching our straight edge with the height set next we're going to adjust the angle.

How do I change my gripshift to trigger?

Quote from video: The process is pretty straightforward. It's mostly just remove the old shifters. And this is straight install of the new shifters.

What is a downtube shifter?

Downtube shifters are shift levers mounted on the downtube of the bicycle. Not everybody will feel comfortable taking their hand completely off the handlebar in order to shift but for those of us who don’t mind doing so, downtube shifters offer the most minimalistic of gear shifting solutions.

How does Cable adjustment work?

The adjuster works this way: As you UNSCREW the adjuster, it pushes the cable housing farther out, effectively tightening the cable. The cable is held in tension by the spring in the derailer, so this adjustment moves the position of the far end of the cable relative to the derailer.

How does a cable tensioner work?

Quote from video: Pull the guide wire as tightly as we can pull it by hand wrap it into position. And then I'm going to go to tighten it in will actually wrap it like this tighten.

How do I know if my barrel adjuster is broken?

turn the barrel adjuster anti-clockwise if you don’t see it moving out as your turn it, something is broken. if it’s in more than one piece, it’s broken.

Which way do you turn a barrel adjuster rear derailleur?

This rule will help you remember which way to turn it: If the derailleur is hesitating when shifting toward the spokes (the more common problem), turn the barrel toward the spokes (counter-clockwise); and if it hesitates shifting away from the spokes, turn the adjuster away (clockwise) from the spokes.

Which way do you turn a barrel adjuster front derailleur?

Turn the barrel adjuster clockwise (a quarter turn at a time) to move the derailleur cage inward, away from the chain surface. Turn it the counterclockwise direction to move the cage outward.

Which way do limit screws turn?

Turning the screw clockwise, moves the derailleur limit to the left, turning it counter clockwise, moves it to the right. In the end, the sprocket and the upper pulley should be aligned perfectly.

How do you use a barrel adjuster?

Quote from video: To the left you type you turn the barrel adjuster to the left if you want it to go to the right. You turn the barrel adjuster to the right.

What does tightening the barrel adjuster do?

The barrel adjuster makes small tension changes to your shift cable by increasing or decreasing the length of the housing, ferrules and mounts between the shifter and the rear derailleur.

How do you adjust a shifter barrel adjuster?

Quote from video: And these have little clicks some of them you can feel you can go click click maybe one or two clicks at a time or just give it a turn maybe do a quarter turn or half turn at a time and then test.