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If you think your chain is rubbing on the front derailleur I think it's safe to say that the noise is coming from the drivetrain. Front derailleur rub tends to occur when the chain is at the most inboard or outboard positions, either small chaining / largest sprocket or large chaining / smallest sprocket. I would not expect to get rub on the 2 or more of ...


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The flexible versions might be too “soft” and change slightly in length when the cable is tensioned during shifting. They also have a tendency to straighten under load. Shifting cables and housings have to stretch/compress as little as possible for best shifting experience. This is also critical for your DIY installation: If the “effective length” of your ...


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Its definitely a stop for the outer cable, allowing the inner cable to proceed. On a shimano Alfine or Nexus IGH it is on the end of the Cassette Joint, part "CJ-S7000-8" which is part of the "Alfine Small Parts Set" part nmber "SM-7000-8" This kit is surprisingly not-too-expensive, considering the green/blue anti-rotation washers cost 1/4 of the whole ...


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In Shimano-ese, it is part of the "Outer Receiving Unit." You can pull up the exploded view diagram for you specific hub model on techdocs.shimano.com to corroborate what you need. Then you can google around for "shimano outer receiving unit" and get the right part number for your hub on the off chance that it's different for the different Shimano internal ...


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This is called a "cable stop." On most bikes with derailleurs, it is integral to the frame (welded, brazed, bonded, or riveted on). On your bike, it is part of the hub assembly. There are clamp-on cable stops that would fit to your chainstay and might work here, but I think the better solution is to get an exact replacement part, which should be possible. ...


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