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Current version by: Tobias Isakeit ,

Title:

Why does my bike change gears at random?

Text:

When riding my bike I have to constantly keep pressure on the shift trigger to keep my rear gears from switching.  If I try to ride it normally without having my hand on the shifter then it will change gear at random, more often so when I pedal harder.  This is a bit of a bother and is unpleasant while riding.  I have tried to adjust the shifter cables and adjustment screws but to no avail.  Any suggestions or thoughts would be of great help :)

Device:

Mountain BikeBicycle
Mountain BikeBicycle

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

83155

Edit by: Kristopher ,

Title:

Why does my bike change gears at random?

Text:

When riding my bike I have to constantly keep pressure on the shift trigger to keep my rear gears from switching.  If I try to ride it normally without having my hand on the shifter then it will change gear at random, more often so when I pedal harder.  This is a bit of a bother and is unpleasant while riding.  I have tried to adjust the shifter cables and adjustment screws but to no avail.  Any suggestions or thoughts would be of great help :)

Device:

Mountain Bike

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

83155

Original post by: Kristopher ,

Title:

Why does my bike change gears at random?

Text:

When riding my bike I have to constantly keep pressure on the shift trigger to keep my rear gears from switching.  If I try to ride it normally without having my hand on the shifter then it will change gear at random, more often so when I pedal harder.  This is a bit of a bother and is unpleasant while riding.  I have tried to adjust the shifter cables and adjustment screws but to no avail.  Any suggestions or thoughts would be of great help :)

Device:

Mountain Bike

Status:

open