About derailleur hanger

Through the pages of derailleur hangers history
Through the pages of derailleur hangers history 8 December 2015

The decline of the era of non-removable derailleur hangers When manufacturers had started producing the first bikes with aluminum frames — lightweight, non-corrosive, they faced an unexpected problem. A derailleur hanger combined with ...

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Can a bent derailleur hanger be straightened?
Can a bent derailleur hanger be straightened? 25 November 2015

The standard derailleur hangers made of aluminum alloy are extremely fragile and non-durable. Technically, it makes sense: in case of an accident, the derailleur hanger absorbs the entire force of the impact, preventing the damage to the frame,...

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What types of derailleur hangers are there?
What types of derailleur hangers are there? 17 November 2015

One of the main specifications for classifying derailleur hangers is the way they are attached, namely, the number and kinds of holes in the element. An M10 threaded hole for the mounting screw of the rear derailleur is a standard option, w...

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How to properly adjust a derailleur hanger?
How to properly adjust a derailleur hanger? 11 November 2015

As is well known, to avoid the risk of damaging the derailleur hanger on your bike, it should be correctly adjusted. How to properly adjust the derailleur hanger in order to minimize the risk of it getting into the spokes, which is fatal for de...

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Why a machined derailleur hanger is better than a cast one?
Why a machined derailleur hanger is better than a cast one? 9 November 2015

Why milled derailleur hanger leave cast derailleur hangers far behind? To understand this, let's remember that manufacturers of bicycles have been trying to meet a pair of conflicting requirements for centuries. On the one hand, in order to...

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The purpose of the derailleur hanger
The purpose of the derailleur hanger 30 October 2015

The main purpose of the derailleur hanger is to break at the right moment and to save the more important elements of the bike: the expensive frame and the shifter. But seriously, a derailleur hanger really acts as a "fuse" in case of a sudden i...

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