Newbie needs help with changing gears!

Discussion in 'Australia and New Zealand' started by Janey-bobs, Apr 23, 2003.

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  1. Janey-bobs

    Janey-bobs New Member

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    Greetings!

    I have a *comfort* bike...with shimano gears...3 chain ring...6 at the back...(i am REALLY sorry, i am SO not technical...but am hoping u guys will help ejicate me ;o)....)

    ANYWAY, middle chain ring...going from 6-5...and it doesnt want to play ball...:eek:(...will go 6-4 easy...and 5-6....BUT can not do the 6-5...

    what should i do????:confused:

    I am also starting to look for a road bike...i am toying with some more serious riding...and the comfort bike just doesnt do it for me anymore!!!
    BUT, will hang on to it, so i can ride more easily with my kids!!

    looking forward to ur help and advice...
     
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  2. Someone Else

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    Probably needs a few adjustments. See if this link helps.

    http://www.webmountainbike.com/webmountainbike/adrearder.html

    "Janey-bobs" <[email protected]> wrote in message
    news:[email protected]...
    > Greetings!
    >
    > I have a *comfort* bike...with shimano gears...3 chain ring...6 at the back...(i am REALLY sorry,
    > i am SO not technical...but am hoping u guys will help ejicate me ;o)....)
    >
    > ANYWAY, middle chain ring...going from 6-5...and it doesnt want to play ball...:eek:(...will go 6-4
    > easy...and 5-6....BUT can not do the 6-5...
    >
    > what should i do????:confused:
    >
    > I am also starting to look for a road bike...i am toying with some more serious riding...and the
    > comfort bike just doesnt do it for me anymore!!! BUT, will hang on to it, so i can ride more
    > easily with my kids!!
    >
    > looking forward to ur help and advice...
    >
    >
    >
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    > *jb*
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