Why Is A Mech Hanger Important?
The cost of a replacement rear mech hanger will typically be between just £10 – £25. Riding your bike with a damaged / bent rear mech hanger could cost you hundreds of pounds to replace or repair a damaged bike frame and/or its damaged drivetrain components as a result.
The mech hanger is your best buddy an “inline fuse” between the drivetrain and your frame, that will “blow”, when the drivetrain / frame is under too much stress.
How Do I Find the Right Hanger?
Most bikes have specific replacement rear mech hangers, which is why there are so many 100’s available. Bike manufacturers are constantly releasing new bike models and updated bike models each year, many with different hangers, so it can sometimes be difficult to know what to look for. However on the other hand some hangers stand out like our CC007, may fit many different makes and models.
The best way to find what you’re looking for is to use the search function at the top of our website. Simply type in the make of your bike and you should find what your looking for, matching photos, diagrams and fit list details to your own bike
How Do I Fit & Adjust My Rear Mech Hanger?
We always recommend that you employ the services of a qualified trained cycle mechanic, to fault find your drive train problem, resolve it, then fit your hanger, rest your derailleur stops, adjust your b-screw and subsequently retune your gears.
The fitting and alignment process can straight forward for someone with experience, the essential fault finding process is hard work for us all, but for the inexperienced, can be more than tricky.
There are some great resources on the internet like the Park Tool website, offering you hints & tips on carrying out jobs like an essential retune of your gears, having fitted a rear mech hanger, the video below being one of many examples…