Step of 4: Fit And Set Up A Bike’s Front Derailleur
Fit A Bike’s Front Derailleur
Any single-speed or standard derailer chain can be connected with chain tool. Narrow 9, 10 or '11 speed' chains have plates that are too thin to make this a reliable process and connect with special links that are supplied with them. Some chains – for example Shimano - have to be broken and reconnected with a special pin. Others with a trick link that can be dismantled by hand.
Set the cage plates exactly parallel to the chain-rings.
Lock the front derailleur
Tighten the fixing or the clamp bolt to lock the front derailleur in place.