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Right, so I took it to the bike shop and the issue turned out to be the gear cable being loose. The bicycle mechanic was a bit sceptical that this could have been caused by poor weather/fog so it's likely that in the process of cleaning my bike I loosened it up inadvertently (however I took it for a quick ride afterwards and it all seemed okay, so I'm not ...


I would suggest temperature change may be affecting the cable housing dimensions, which in turn affects the cable tension and therefore the dérailleur settings. I have been noticing this happening to myself this fall, especially switching to a bike with full length housing and 10 speeds on the rear dérailleur. With the large daily temperature changes in ...

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