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    XTR rear derailleur can't shift chain to inner largest cog?

    why can't my XTR rear derailleur shift the chain to the largest inner cog?
    I have 1X11 XTR setup. my XT 2X10 could shift to largest cog.

    did the LBS misconfigured my derailleur?

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    If they installed it then yes. They will have to work the hi-lo adjustments so it can get into that chain ring. It is not difficult but is better performed by someone who has dialed in a number of bikes. I suggest taking it back to them as it is a quick adjust then you go ride!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FullBladdy View Post
    If they installed it then yes. They will have to work the hi-lo adjustments so it can get into that chain ring. It is not difficult but is better performed by someone who has dialed in a number of bikes. I suggest taking it back to them as it is a quick adjust then you go ride!
    It's one screw, look at and if it's hitting when you try to get it in the biggest ring then back it out a bit at a time until it goes in. Could also need cable tighter or wheel could be in wrong. Not worth taking to the shop unless shop is right next door and they will look at it immediately.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by Picard View Post
    why can't my XTR rear derailleur shift the chain to the largest inner cog?

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    Quote Originally Posted by donutnational View Post
    It's one screw, look at and if it's hitting when you try to get it in the biggest ring then back it out a bit at a time until it goes in. Could also need cable tighter or wheel could be in wrong. Not worth taking to the shop unless shop is right next door and they will look at it immediately.
    Sure but if I just paid a shop to install a part and it doesn't work correctly I would much rather take it back to them as that is what I paid for. It is like getting new brakes on your car but it won't stop. Do you fix it or take it back to the shop? I try to assume that the normal biker may not wrench on their bike as much as some others and may mess things up more if they don't know what they are doing. True it is a simple screw but service and testing should have been performed prior to giving the bike back to the client.

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    Well this was all a very interesting read. I feel enriched to have happened upon it.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3x13dD0UiQ

    may be the B set screw adjustment see :22
    from this creepy looking dude

    Thats if you are running a 40T or higher cassette. The 11 speed XTR is supposed to
    be ready freddy with the 40T, but if you have the larger 42T, it may not properly
    shift into the P us*y cog. Good luck!
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    I'm going with "It's because he touches himself at night".

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    umm did the shop also change the trigger to 11 speed?

    if not, never go back there
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    Too much brake dive…no wait, that was another thread. Did the shop figure out what was wrong with your fork while you were there?
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    Quote Originally Posted by FullBladdy View Post
    Sure but if I just paid a shop to install a part and it doesn't work correctly I would much rather take it back to them as that is what I paid for. It is like getting new brakes on your car but it won't stop. Do you fix it or take it back to the shop? I try to assume that the normal biker may not wrench on their bike as much as some others and may mess things up more if they don't know what they are doing. True it is a simple screw but service and testing should have been performed prior to giving the bike back to the client.
    Yeah, why learn to actually fix your bike, thats stupid. You should get the mechanics cell number and next time your derailleur is messed up on the trail you can call him and he'll come out and fix it. My question to you would be why would you take your bike back to the same idiots who couldn't do the work correctly in the first place?
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    No further comments from the OP?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cleared2land View Post
    No further comments from the OP?
    Usually never are. You should know the drill by now.
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    He's trying to figure out what happens to the refrigerator lights when he closes the fridge door.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    He's trying to figure out what happens to the refrigerator lights when he closes the fridge door.
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    So cryptic. A random question here and there, completely unphased by mockery. Picard might be a bot.

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    I'm not going to mock you for using 'phased' instead of 'fazed', but as far as him being unfazed, I beg to differ.

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    Lbs is investigating my problem

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    all this time I have been a hack...


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    Quote Originally Posted by cjsb View Post
    all this time I have been a hack...
    Huh?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Picard View Post
    Lbs is investigating my problem
    and when your bike is amiss do you take it to a neuro surgeon??
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    Picard

    It would best to do a couple of things differently in your posts if you really are looking for answers and not wanting to get plastered with negative post replies.

    1. Post in the correct section of this web site. In this case it would be under drivetrain. In there you can search for posts where someone like yourself got the answer to the same question or one close to it.
    2. Google- there is so much information on topics you can spend hours and find more than you need. You use if your planning to do it yourself or want to learn.
    3. If you're going to use the LBS to fix it bring your bike in clean, listen to their expertise, learn i bit from them in the process, and say thanks for helping you out. Might even follow it up with a tip of some sort
    4. Ride the bike and enjoy the day
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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    I'm not going to mock you for using 'phased' instead of 'fazed'
    Whoops! I'm losing my edge.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Procter View Post
    Whoops! I'm losing my edge.
    And I thought it was a cunning play on the OP's name.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by nvphatty View Post
    and when your bike is amiss do you take it to a neuro surgeon??
    Depends. If you have a Specialized Epic with a Brain shock, a neurosurgeon would be handy when the Brain goes on the fritz.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JackWare View Post
    And I thought it was a cunning play on the OP's name.....

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    Yes, Jack's right. I was making a phaser pun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JackWare View Post
    And I thought it was a cunning play on the OP's name.....

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    D'oh!

    Lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtrider127 View Post
    Picard

    It would best to do a couple of things differently in your posts if you really are looking for answers and not wanting to get plastered with negative post replies.

    1. Post in the correct section of this web site. In this case it would be under drivetrain. In there you can search for posts where someone like yourself got the answer to the same question or one close to it.
    2. Google- there is so much information on topics you can spend hours and find more than you need. You use if your planning to do it yourself or want to learn.
    3. If you're going to use the LBS to fix it bring your bike in clean, listen to their expertise, learn i bit from them in the process, and say thanks for helping you out. Might even follow it up with a tip of some sort
    4. Ride the bike and enjoy the day
    Uh, I would switch 2 for 1.

    Google first, then bug us.
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    Finch, wouldn't be surprised if Picard has added you to ignore list and can't see any of this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Procter View Post
    Finch, wouldn't be surprised if Picard has added you to ignore list and can't see any of this.

    Maybe this explains things;

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    Quote Originally Posted by Procter View Post
    Finch, wouldn't be surprised if Picard has added you to ignore list and can't see any of this.
    Maybe he'll have the lbs show him where the ignore button is.
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    Chain too short.

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    Probably best if they press it as well..

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    Please stay on topic 😉

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    Your chain might be too short. I had to add a few links going from 1x11-36t to 1x11-42t.

    B screw might help a bit but if your cage is hitting the largest cog, your chain is too short.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JackWare View Post
    Maybe this explains things;

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    It's a good theory, but if he were Borg Picard, wouldn't he be exceptional at fixing mechanical items, and integrating with others?

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    ... and if we just ...

    ^^^^^^

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    Does your frame have a direct mount dropout? A friend of mine had an LBS install a new 11-speed XT der to a DM dropout, but did not remove the pivoting piece on the der. Same symptom, unable to shift to the big cog... Only guessing you have he same issue...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Finch Platte View Post
    Huh?
    I have been adjusting the B screw using the "hack" tchnique according to the video. It was actually helpful, he extends the derailleur so he isn't fighting the spring tension when he turns the B screw. the last time I did a 42T install I think I used his technique by accident because the wolftooth B screw is gigantic. But in the past I admit that. fought the tension of the derailleur spring.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Picard View Post
    did the LBS misconfigured my derailleur?
    A photo of the derailleur setup might show this.

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    It's like we're all just talking to our monitors here

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    Quote Originally Posted by Procter View Post
    It's like we're all just talking to our monitors here
    The OP is no longer in the building
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cleared2land View Post
    The OP is no longer in the building
    Probably regenerating.

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    OP, the 1 x 11 thing is a hoax. You can't use the top cog. Everyone knows that...Geez!


    Just kidding. Some good suggestions above. Good luck.
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