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Has anyone had derailleur issues with the...

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Has anyone had derailleur issues with the lower gears, especially the lowest setting on the sprocket and mid-low range gears on the cassette?

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Yes it was the biggest pain in the rear but I figured it out. (A bike store said I had the wrong BB spindle, turned out I didn't, they held onto my bike for weeks trying to figure it out). I put in a spacer so it moved the sprocket and cranks out (to the right if your sitting on the bike). Now the cranks come less than a hair length from the frame but it works, doesn't seem right but I'm a newb. All in all I'm still thrilled with this bike, can't find anything like it for the price, however getting a bike for Christmas, and not riding it til almost February was disappointing because of BB issues.

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I noticed this too; I actually made no adjustments to the Front Mech, but removed the crankset and installed a set of shimano SLX's, and front shifting cleaned up REAL quick. The Bike shop JBird was on to the right problem (chainline) with their spindle recommendation, but at today's prices for outstanding cranks I would heartily recommend ditching the FSA's. I saved 11 oz by doing so.

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@ Michael, which crank did you go with instead? Will you send a link?

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@ creakywall- Shimano SLX M-660 9sp. 44t. Triple http://bike.shimano.com/publish/content/global_cycle/en/us/index/products/mountain/slx/product.-code-FC-M660.-type-..html