I am currently installing a front derailleur as part of a new bike build.

It attaches to the frame via a braze on mount. I can't get it to shift onto the big ring. It shifts onto the big ring only when I'm on the smallest cog in the rear cassette.

Appreciate any help!

  • 1
    Adjust the High-limit-screw on the front derailleur!
    – Carel
    Apr 3, 2016 at 10:41
  • Have you used a double FD mech on a triple front chainring?
    – Criggie
    Apr 3, 2016 at 20:14
  • @Criggie Nope..
    – Mr B
    Apr 4, 2016 at 10:10

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It could be possible that the cogs and chainset are too far out of line. You might need a different bottom bracket. I had similar problems converting a ladies Raleigh Richmond to 21 speed. A new bb solved it

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