Questions tagged [derailleur-hanger]

Component holding the derailleur to the frame. Tag to be used for damage to derailleur hanger, finding/identifying specific hangers and modifications/repairs/fabrications of hangers.

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Are there two types of RD-TY-300 - for standard and direct hangers?

I have a MTB with a mashed up Tourney RD-TY-300, due to a badly rusted chain. I might be able to bend it back into alignment, but seems unlikely, or would require a lot of work and finesse that I don'...
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Will this replacement derailleur hanger fit my bike?

I have a Bixs Sportivo 2 from more than 10 years ago. Derailleur hanger is broken and I lost the broken piece. I would like to buy a replacement. Can you please look at these images and tell me if it ...
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Replacing a hanger mount derailleur with a direct mount derailleur

I got a low-quality walmart bike for free in decent condition. I am trying to make it rideable. I have given up on the stock derailleur and bought a cheap shimano tourney direct mount derailleur to ...
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Is rear derailleur hanger numbering standardised?

I broke my hanger, and had to find a replacement. One listing I found for a "#23" looked quite different, and the seller said: These numbers are created by the seller, different sellers may ...
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Compatible derailleur/hanger and going 1x

So the green Kona dew plus is my bike. It's an 8-speed with a 11-34 cassette. It came factory with an Alivio 9-speed derailleur. I need to upgrade the rear derailleur because I got hit by a taxi. My ...
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Derailleur hanger repair interferes with highest gear

Bike was in the shop recently and they said they needed to repair the derailleur hanger threads, which is integrated with the frame. They said they would repair the threads with a helicoil. When I ...
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Why aren't derailleur hangers made into standard shapes?

That small piece of metal can render a bike unrideable, and sometimes a repacement is impossible to find. There are standards for headsets, bottom brackets, brake mounting points, OLD and dropouts, ...
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Hanger bends from out-of-the saddle efforts?

I've just had my road bike at service because of bad shifts respectively noisy gears on small-big ratios (my lowest gears). Of course I tried to adjust it myself first but never got to an acceptable ...
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What kind of rear derailleur is compatible with hanger on my bicycle

I have a Giant OCR (2004). I need to replace the rear derailleur (10 speed long cage - triple front chain ring). I've attached a picture of the hanger. What type of derailleur would work with this ...
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Anyone know where I can buy this derailleur hanger?

Does anyone know where I can buy a spare part of this dropout? It’s from my commute bike, but not having a brand… Thanks!
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Shifting issues... Derailleur hanger or cable?

I have a MTB which I can't adjust its shifting properly. I replaced the rear derailleur and shifting cable with new ones but it still doesn't shift properly. I suspect the problem might be derailleur ...
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Nut dents on stamped dropout

Problem with stamped dropouts on singlespeed. There were dents from the nuts. It became inconvenient to operate the bike (the wheel is poorly fixed and constantly moves out). It is impossible to ...
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Can I use a vintage derailleur adapter claw on a modern derailleur

I am restomoding a vintage Hi-C branded Schwinn road bike. There is no derailleur hanger on the drop outs so I am in need of an adapter claw. Can I remove this claw from the old derailleur or is the ...
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Do I need a Goat Link on a Triban RC520?

I would like to build a 1x road bike with low gear ration for bike touring. I went across this article about mullet drivetrain and it looks like what I want. The Triban RC520 from Decathlon seems like ...
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Original derailleur bolt no longer matches hanger

This post is continued from this one about a rear derailleur that looks awkwardly positioned relative to the frame. After further investigation it looks like the bolt of the derailleur and the hanger ...
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Can I put a b-link on a standard mount rear derailleur to fit my direct mount frame?

I have a 2004 Trek Navigator 200 that I'm putting together. It needs a rear derailleur. My Trek frame has a direct mount hanger on it. Do I have to have a direct mount rear derailleur or can I use a ...
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Drawing/specification for direct mount rear derailleur hangers?

I am currently designing a custom direct mount rear mech hanger for my bike (as one doesn't currently exist). I've successfully designed and built a standard mount using PVD's Framebuilder Wiki. ...
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Adjusting a front derailleur in a Velomobile

The front derailleur in my Velomobile needs adjusting and as it is a pain to reach it I rather not do it the try and try again method if I can avoid it. The derailleur is a standard one, only the ...
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Are brifters meant to spin/slide on impact, by the choice of a low attachment-bolt torque?

One delicate and valuable part on a bike, the rear derailleur, is attached by a sacrificial part. The derailleur hanger is designed to be weak and to bend on impact, sparing the derailleur and the ...
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Do 9 speed and 11 speed derailleurs need different hangers?

I just installed an 11 speed drivetrain on an On-one Lurcher. The swap-out drop outs are for 9mm axels, and probably 9 speed drive trains. The only problem I have is that with the B-screw backed out ...
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What type of derailleur hanger is this? Where can I buy it?

I would like to replace my bike's derailleur hanger since it broke accidentally. I've been struggling to find the type of derailleur hanger on the internet, so any help identifying it and where to buy ...
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I lost one of the rear rear derailleur hanger screws, what could be the cause, and is it safe to ride before I replace the bolt

I noticed that I lost one of the two small screws on the rear derailleur hanger attaching the hanger to the frame on my road bike. Might there be something wrong with my shifting that caused that? ...
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Still skipping cogs when shifting after indexing and replacing shifter

I have been having problems with cogs being skipped when shifting up or down. Heavy pedaling will cause shifting sometimes. To fix this I tried resting the high and low limit screw and reindexing the ...
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Can my belt drive frame be converted to a derailleur setup?

I want to know whether my frame is compatible with any kind of derailleur hanger, as I want to install standard gears. Due to my Nexus 8 speed hub being really quite uncomfortable and faulty since ...
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Is it possible that a too tight rear wheel quick release can cause shifting issues?

It seems that is the case with my rear QR/derailleur. If QR is really tight it's impossible to get the shifting quite right. Could it be because of material fatigue in my derailleur hanger? It's been ...
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Can someone locate my missing derailleur hanger

My brother broke derailleur hanger and he doesn't bothered to pick it up. So I'm asking you guys if you can identify the missing fragment. Bike brand is unknown same as frame.
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I think I have installed my new rear deraileur incorrectly, can anyone give me some advice

I have replaced the derailleur on my daughters Dawes Academy 26, but I think it looks wrong. On the lowest cog (gear 8) the derailleur looks like this: enter image description here: I assumed that ...
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Can I reorient my dérailleur so the top jockey doesn't hit the cassette?

I was running a RD-M7000 dérailleur on my Scott E-Genius 730 and I recently received some good advice here that the Deore RD-M6000 is a drop-in replacement. I have now purchased and fitted that, but ...
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Help Identifying what derailleur hanger I can use

I bought this frame and have no idea what type of derailleur was on it. I have the back wheel and it has 8 gears. I feel this is a legitimate question and none of the other similar questions answered ...
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Which derailler hanger?

Which derailler hanger should work on saracen raw 3 with sram sx4 rear derailer? The old derailler snapped off rhe frame
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Derailleur hanger reverse

It looks that the derailleur hanger is reverse and I've tried to check for a new one to replace and it seems to be very rare. Is there any workaround to change it with a regular hanger?
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Fuji Transonic 2.8 2016: rear derailleur hanger direct mount or standard?

I have a Fuji Transonic 2.8 from 2016 that has the following hanger installed: https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hanger-215.html I am replacing the short cage Shimano 105 rear derailleur with the ...
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How to fix cross-threaded derailleur hanger?

I've removed my rear derailleur so many times that I think I messed up the hanger threading this latest time I reinstalled it. It's very hard to screw in, doesn't even go in straight, and now not even ...
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How can I tighten a loose rear derailleur onto the derailleur hanger?

I have recently tried to install an NX Eagle derailleur on my bike, but I could not tighten it onto the hanger tight enough to firmly fix it, so that it does not rotate around the pivot. In other ...
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Bridgestone Albelt

For reasons that have nothing to do with bicycles I retired in the Philippines. I needed transportation and due to traffic density and poor infrastructure a bicycle made the most sense. It's a poor ...
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Can I use slider dropouts on my track dropouts?

My bike's dropout/fork-end basically look like this: and I wonder if I could use something like this to convert it into a vertical dropout with a hanger and disc caliper mount: I'll only be using ...
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What hanger is compatible with Shimano Claris RD R200?

Trying to find a rear derailleur hanger that works with the Shimano Claris R2000 8 speed, on my REI Co-op bike. Have done lots of searching on Shimano's site and Amazon and Google. What am I missing? ...
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Help identify this derailleur hanger

I need to buy a new derailleur but I can't find the same derailleur hanger, I checked all of the websites but I still can't find it. I don't want to buy it from a bike shop yet because it's more ...
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Cause of dent on derailleur hanger?

I was cleaning my bike and when I take my rear wheel off I notice the quick release skewer is bent. I bent it back and when I lock my rear wheel back I notice the spin part of the skewer's plastic ...
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Removing Derailleur Hanger from Devinci Spartan

So I'm in need of new derailleur hanger and bolt kit. My question is how to remove the hanger from my kinda frame (2018 Devinci Spartan). I'm used to just using a 5mm Allen key to unscrew two little ...
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Rear derailleur mounting bolt or hanger thread stripped?

Having some issue with my SRAM X01 Eagle rear derailleur mounting to the frame idk it won't bolt in with my torque wrench it's very loose? When it comes to drivetrain stuff I'm not experienced enough ...
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I replaced my rear hub, but I'm not sure about how to attach the derailleur

I'm new to working on bikes and have been unable to find an answer via the internet, which, too be honest, is probably really simple. I got a bike just for riding around the city that had a cheap hub ...
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Vertical dropout chips for Civia Bryant

I have a Civia Bryant that has horizontal dropouts and an Alfine rear hub. The Bryant had interchangeable vertical/horizontal dropouts I didn’t get the vertical dropouts from the shop when I bought ...
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Can hanger extender be used as replaceable hanger?

One advantage of replaceable hanger for rear derailleur is that you can replace it (opposite to fixed hanger). I have fixed hanger (or fixed frame) and although it is a steel frame I started wondering ...
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Rear derailleur hitting spokes in 4 largest cogs

I did a big mistake and bought a cheap bike for casual use. On my first ride I fell down on to the right side of the bike. I am not sure if it is this fall or just that the bike is poorly assembled ...
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Derailleur hanger built-in/cast with frame — options if misaligned?

As per the photos below showing visible misalignment of the rear derailleur hanger: and secondly its construction (where it is built-in with the dropout and frame): Please could you help me and ...
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OK to ride with a slightly bent mech hanger?

My rear derailleur took a knock from a fall, and the entire shifting range moved inwards by about one sprocket width. I suspect, but am not sure, that the mech hanger got slightly bent (could be ...
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Replacing Spark 720 2015 derailleur + hanger using markings

Broke my rear derailleur a week ago along with the hanger. On my Spark 720 year 2015, the old hanger said 142-RWS12 IDS-SL so I ordered a new one from eBay: https://www.ebay.com/itm/SCOTT-23528...-/...
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Spacer for non-drive side dropout

My bike has a hanger like this: Since the nut acts as a spacer between the end of the dropout and the hub, it's quite hard to center the wheel. What kind of spacer/accessory can be mounted on the ...
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Trying to find Derailleur hanger for a custom road frame

Hi everyone, I'm trying to find out which derailleur hanger to order for this frame I was given. A friend at a local co-op had this frame lying around, and it needs a hanger before I can install a ...
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