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Old 10-25-2012, 10:54 AM   #25799
pierce
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so... I'm probably going to swap my rear derailleur for a little bit better one (Altus -> Alivio). man, I miss those old Suntour deraillleurs which had a gap in the backing plate so you could just hook the chain around the chain wheels.

Should I A) punch and split the chain, then reassemble it, or B) take the chain wheels off the derailleur and reassemble it around the chain? I'm kind of leaning towards B) although I realize that means taking /both/ derailleurs lower cages apart.
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