Re: [CR] Simplex Retrofriction woes


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Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 13:53:41 -0500
From: Adam Hammond <anhammond@gmail.com>
To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
Subject: Re: [CR] Simplex Retrofriction woes


This Velo Orange blog post links to an excellent and detailed Japanese post on cleaning Retrofriction shifters. Online translators of Japanese, unfortunately, are quite horrible.

*http://tinyurl.com/d25dv4

Luckily the exploded drawings require little translation.

Adam Hammond Toronto, ON, Canada *

On Tue, Feb 3, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Jack Fortune <jfortune52@gmail.com> wrote:
> My Simplex Retrofriction shifter which has performed flawlessly for
> several years has begun to slip. After my last ride I tightened the
> set screw sufficiently, I thought.
>
> The shifter felt tight when I started riding this morning, but after
> several miles the looseness returned.
>
> Is there maintenance that I should do? Should I simply try to tighten
> the set screw even more? Are there any links to an exploded drawing so
> that I can see how the parts fit?
>
> regards,
>
> Jack Fortune
> Eugene, Oregon USA