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Shimano Tiagra is an unusual groupset in the [shimano] lineup, with some quirks and gotchas that can bite even the experienced mechanic.

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Front mech chain tension: rub or no downshift

I replaced the cable/housing on my Tiagra 4700 front mech and I'm having trouble adjusting the cable tension just right. It seems I'm stuck between two undesirable states: if I get the cable tension ...
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Is it possible to use flat bar shifter on a smart trainer that has Tiagra 4700

Specs: Tacx Smart Trainer Shimano 10sp cassette Shimano 10sp chain Tiagra Rear derailleur Just wondering, given the difference in price between STI and flat bar shifters, can I just use a flat bar ...
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Altus 9-speed shifters&derailleur paired with a 10-speed road bike cassette

My family has a road bike, set with Altus 9-speed shifters and a rear derailleur, paired with a Shimano HG200-9 cassette. Recently, I replaced the cassette with a 10-speed road bike cassette, As a ...
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Is Tiagra 10 speed chain different to regular 10 speed chain? [duplicate]

Shimano Tiagra 10 speed systems are oddball - they have the cable pull of an 11 speed on 10 cogs in a cassette. Thus derailleurs and shifters and cassette are not interoperable with regular 10 speed ...
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Shimano Tiagra front derailleur cable routing

Ignoring that the cable is not cut down to length, is this cable on my Tiagra front derailleur routed correctly? The reason I'm double checking is that there is a little tab that sticks off the metal ...
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Can a broken ratchet in Shimano Tiagra 4600 rear shifter be replaced?

It looks like the ratchet mechanism broke in one of my shifters. As I try to shift the bit holding the end of the cable stays put and does not follow the lever. Even when it moves I can then pull by ...
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Shimano Tiagra 10 speed drive chain parts compatibility issues [closed]

I was working on a 10 speed bike yesterday. It needed a new drivechain, so having purchased a Shimano Tiara CS-HG500 11-32T cassette and a SRAM PC1051 10 Speed chain, I tried to set up accurate rear ...
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Can you use two different shifters (eg. Left-Tiagra,Right-105) on the same cockpit/handlebar?

I couldnt find the correct crankset... so i was wondering if you could use a crankset (Tiagra) with a (105) front derailleur? If not can you use two differnt shifters on one cockpit/handlebar and if ...
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Can you pair a 105 10 Speed Cassette with a 10 Speed Tiagra Derailleur?

I was looking for a 10 Speed Tiagra Casette but was not able to find one. A good deal for a 105 10-Speed Casette caught my eye, so I wanted to ask if it would be possible to pair a 10-Speed Derailleur ...
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Upgrading broken Shimano Claris derailleur with Shimano Tiagra (Kona Rove AL 650 2021)

I purchased Kona Rova AL 650 last year. I am riding frequently and probably put a lot of wear on the bike. As a result I broke the Rear Derailleur Shimano Claris and Hanger (picture attached below). ...
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What issues will I have when combining a RD-4700-GS SHIMANO TIAGRA (Rear Derailleur,Medium Cage,10-spd) with a SHIMANO DEORE 10-Spd, 11-36T Cassette?

I have a RD-4700-GS SHIMANO TIAGRA (Rear Derailleur,Medium Cage,10-speed) and a CS-HG50-10 (SHIMANO DEORE, 10-Speed, 11-36T MTB Cassette Sprocket). However, the RD-4700-GS is compatible with a Low ...
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Tiagra 4700 1x setup? looking for a rear derailleur and cassette combo

Triyng to convert a Specialized CrossRoads to a fun 1X setup. I have a flat bar 4700 10s shifter and i'm looking to complete it with a 10s rear derailleur. From my understanding, 4700 does have the ...
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Use Shimano 105 R7000 shifters for Disc brakes

I have 2 spare R7000 shifters which I used on my rim brake equipped road bike. I've upgraded to Ultegra some time ago. I also have a Tiagra gravel bike with mechanical disc brakes that uses Tiagra ...
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How to change chainrings on this Tiagra crankset?

I want to switch to 46/30 but don't know how to begin. The crankset is Shimano Tiagra FC-4700, 50x34T, 170mm
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Is there a left-sided powermeter that requires less than 8 millimeters of clearance?

I'm willing to spend some money on a powermeter to train a tad more effectively on my bike. The problem is, that my frame (Trek Checkpoint ALR 4 2018) does not have the required clearance between ...
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Is my Tiagra rear derailleur missing a screw?

Just flipped my bike over, spotted this hole in the underside of my Tiagra derailleur. Looks like a screw should be in there, but there it is not. Should there be? Should I worry? What is this screw ...
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Can you mount GRX FC-RX600 110/80 chainrings on a Tiagra 4700 chainset?

Has anyone mounted these https://www.bike-discount.de/it/comprare/shimano-grx-fc-rx600-2x10-11-speed-chainring-961783 on a Tiagra 4700 crankset? If they will fit it's a LOT cheaper than buying the ...
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Upgrading my bike

I'm very new to the world of bicycles, so apologies in advance. I have a second hand road bike built (by a professional) with spare parts of different components. The rear derailleur is Shimano Acera, ...
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Can I use Shimano 105 rear derailleur from 11-speed bike with 10-speed Tiagra shifters?

I have a 10-speed 2013 Specialized Allez Elite with Tiagra componentry (and an 11/28 105 cassette) and would like to install my old Shimano 105 rear derailleur in the back to replace the Tiagra one. ...
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Customizing the smallest cog

I am running on a Shimano Tiagra 10 speed (CS-HG500-10) (12T-28T) and (50-34T front). I'd like to change the smallest cog (12T) to something smaller, i.e., 11 or even 10, to improve my sprints. Is ...
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What is the cable pull of Tiagra 4700 10 speed? What is the actuation ratio?

It is well documented that Tiagra 4700 is not compatible with other 10 speed parts, and uses a different set of ratios. But what are those ratios? What is the cable pull of a Tiagra 4700 10 speed ...
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Tiagra levers moving loose

Lately I have noticed that, whenever I use the bar-end lever to shift the gears up (both front and rear) for the first couple of actions the lever feels loose: it moves to the end of its range without ...
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Triban RC 100 upgrade

I hope you're all safe. I'm looking to upgrade my Triban rc 100. It includes Shimano Touney groupset and Microshift x7 cassette. Currently, the groupset that attracts me the most is the Shimano Tiagra ...
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Looking to upgrade Sora 9-speed to Tiagra 10-speed 52/36t

I have a Specialized Secteur with a Sora 3x 9-speed crankset and drivechain and am looking to upgrade to the Tiagra 2x 10-speed crankset 52/36t (as I need a bigger top gear and never use my smallest ...
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Using an 8 speed cassette on an 10-11 speed Tiagra FH-RS400

I'm trying to build a new set of wheels for touring trip (2 months) I have planned and can only find a Tiagra FH-RS400 hub. The issues is that my shifters are Claris 3x8 ST-2403-L and cannot support ...
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Changing Shimano Tiagra 12-28 cassette to 11-32

I currently have a Merida Scultura 300 which comes fitted with Shimano Tiagra 50-34 crankset and 12-28 cassette. I'm struggling up some big hills in my area and want to change to a 11-32 Tiagra ...
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Flat bar conversion - shifter is skipping a gear

I am in the middle of converting my bike with road handlebar to a flat bar. The old road bar has a Shimano 105 brake/shifter and 105 derailleur. Something like this: https://www.mec.ca/en/product/5055-...
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