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  1. Adjusting gears

    derailleur gears found on mountain bikes? With constant use, these gears often start to miss a cog or will ... they not be different colours? Ron Coleman​ There are two basic adjustment procedures with indexed derailleur gears ... of the cassette. On modern Shimano derailleur gears, up to the new Shadow MTB type, the limit screws ...

    Julie Rand - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  2. Bike test: Cube Hyde Race

    derailleur-geared machine. If anything, it is today’s version of a utility roadster – think Raleigh Tourist Deluxe ... it wouldn’t be the choice of even mildly competitive city cyclists; it isn’t very fast. Frame and fork ... and laterally to satisfy most urban cyclists. Indeed, there’s not much frame flex in any plane, and Cube’s ...

    Victoria Hazael - 22 May 2017 - 11:37

  3. Cycle Campaign News September 2017

    (see Headlines) and the repercussions of the conviction and sentencing of Charlie Alliston, the cyclist ... a car door negligently contributed to the deaths of five cyclists between 2011 and 2015. We’ve been ... to be opened up to cyclists. Our campaign is going from strength to strength, and you don’t need to live ...

    Cherry Allan - 3 Oct 2017 - 09:51

  4. CTC's ‘Bike Tweak’ gets you geared up for cycling!

    it comes to changing an inner tube, adjusting a front brake or tweaking the gears, dozens of cyclists ... and I wasn’t using the gears quite properly as the rear derailleur was misaligned. I learned a lot!” The third ... – not just from the instructors but other cyclists. I mainly learned about gears and will now tinker ...

    Tony Upfold - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  5. Bike test: British steel

    to the forward-facing dropouts. Components Full marks for the sturdy touring wheelset. Rigida Sputniks are strong rims, ... 10-speed cassette! No surprise that the gears wouldn’t index. Fortunately, 9-speed Dura Ace shifters have ... teaches best’ principle, those gearing and fork dropout issues shouldn’t reoccur. So if you’re after ...

    Adrian Wills - 19 Sep 2018 - 09:51

  6. Exclusive bike test: Islabikes new Icons range- Janis road bike

    launched a new range for much, much older cyclists. Cycle magazine editor Dan Joyce was given exclusive ... power. This is compounded by road bike gearing, which is arguably too high for anyone who isn’t racing. ... The Janis has a bottom gear of just 20 inches, despite its 1× drivetrain. The cassette is huge (11-40t) ...

    danjoyce - 2 Apr 2019 - 17:57

  7. Bike test: Entry-level tourers

    derailleur hanger. The usual gear and brake cable stops are present, correct and neatly attached. A slight ... reasonable price. So reasonable, in fact, that the seasoned cyclist might wonder whether either of them ... Components With triple chainsets and wide-ratio eight-speed cassettes, the two bikes offer the kind ...

    cliveandrews - 19 May 2017 - 11:53

  8. Hub gear chain tension

    tension I’m considering replacing the derailleur system on my commuter bike with a hub gear. What ... Wrong dropouts for hub gears? Fit this By Richard Hallett Tuesday, 10 April 2018 Hub gear chain ... with hub brakes. One of them is new, so it should work, and the range is as wide as the gears I actually ...

    Richard Hallett - 25 Jun 2018 - 10:14

  9. Bike Test: Mid-Range Tourers

    well-located mounting points for the rear rack, mudguard stays, the rear derailleur and, of course, the disc ... better replaced by dedicated clips.  Components Shimano’s reliable Sora 9-speed groupset provides ... the bulk of the running gear on both bikes, from triple chainset to dual control levers. Arguments may rage ...

    mattlamy - 27 Jan 2018 - 10:23

  10. Front derailleur

    By Victoria Heywood Friday, 26 January 2018 Front derailleur I ride a Ribble Sportive Racing, ... which has done about 3,000 miles. The gears are Campag Centaur with 34-50 chainrings and 13-29 ... be able to find a solution. In any case, 50/23 is much the same gear as 34/16 so it’s easy to avoid having ...

    Victoria Heywood - 31 Jan 2018 - 11:36

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