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XCX Seat Tube guides will accommodate chainlines from 50- 53mm
  • XCX Seat Tube guides will accommodate chainlines from 50- 53mm

  • For more information on determining your chainline, please see Chainline explained

  • Seat tube mount guides are offered in high and low mount configurations to match frame design, check with your frame manufacturer on which your frame uses

  • XCX ST guides use a shim-cam to adjust chainline

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The XCX ST will fit 28.6mm, 31.8mm or 34.9mm seat tube diameters. Start by selecting the correct shim-cam for your frame
  • The XCX ST will fit 28.6mm, 31.8mm or 34.9mm seat tube diameters. Start by selecting the correct shim-cam for your frame

  • Open the upper slider by removing the bolt

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  • Slip the shim-cam onto the frame

  • clamp the guide over the shim cam and lightly tighten the fixing bolt

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  • Close the slider, lightly tighten the bolt

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  • Sight down the front of the guide and chainring, adjust the slider until the seam in the slider is centered over the chainring by turning the shim-cam

  • Be sure the slider is in line with the chainring (line up the seams on the slider with the ring)

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  • Finally, adjust the guide vertically such that the slider is ~3mm over the chainring

  • The guide can move both on the frame by sliding on the seat tube, as well as via the up and down adjustment in the slider

    • Be sure the guide is parallel with the chainring

  • Tighten the slider bolt to 0.5nm or just snug (do not over tighten)

  • Tighten the clamp bolt to 5nm

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Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

Member since: 12/05/2012

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