Homebrew Derailleur Adjuster

’tis time to rejoice – a four-day weekend is here (for me, at least), and I plan on lots o’ biking around. An interesting thing I managed to build up is a little do-hicky for fine-tuning my front derailleur; with a lack of down-tube stops, I had to get a little more creative. I took the adjustment screw from the mounts that came with my RSX shifters, and attached a nut to it, et voila! a 2-cent in-line barrel adjuster:

It does its job, even if it ain’t pretty. It mounts on the side of the shifters, where the derailleur cable leaves.

I’ve already been on a few rain rides, and it hasn’t shown any signs of rust, so the long-term prospects seem good.

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