[Yak] Saddle ribbing against rear deraileur
choiboi at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 13:18:53 CST 2010
I have my saddle set at the lowest and if I leave the chain on the smallest
cog, the saddle does hit the derailleur. If I have it on the largest rear
cog, it doesn't.
Not sure how you could go about to fix it, other than shift it to lowest
gear before you fold.
On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 12:26 PM, Ty Smith <tyjedi61 at msn.com> wrote:
> I have a tikit myself, but mine is a large season tikit and thus has
> no derailer. When I fold, I don't see my seat anywhere near the derailer
> area, but I think I can see how your problem could occcur.
> I don't have a solution for you, but what might be helpful would be for
> your to take a couple of clear pictures of your bike showing the problem,
> and then post them on the Yak for the yaksters to view and offer
> If the folks here don't find you a good solution, then I would just give
> the Bike Friday Service Department a call. I have called them a few times,
> and they have been great, particularly Jordan and Tim.
> To: yak at bikefriday.com
> From: neilfein at gmail.com
> Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 23:10:20 -0500
> Subject: [Yak] Saddle ribbing against rear deraileur
> I'm the new owner of a Tikit! It has one problem... The saddle hits the
> rear deraileur when you fold the bike. Has anyone ever heard of this
> My shop is looking into it, but they don't have a ready solution. I think
> part of the problem is that I'm on the short side, and the seatpost is
> consequently shorter.
> Oh, yeah... awesome bike.
> Neil Fein
> Highland Park, NJ
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