0

I'm a total newbie with bike repair and I can't figure out this hanger/direct to frame business. Googling doesn't help much.

Here is a picture of the current derailleur and the new one I bought. The mount doesn't look the same. I was wondering if it could still work or if I definitely need to exchange the one I bought for a more appropriate one.

enter image description here

2

It appears from your photo that you indeed have the wrong style derailleur. Your frame appears to have vertical dropouts and a frame derailleur mount. The derailleur you purchased is designed for a frame with horizontal axle slots. Since the derailleur hanger mounts under the axle nut your frame doesn't have a slot big enough for it to fit.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.