Just a quick question to see if anyone can tell me what I'd like to know.
Basically, I've noticed my bike mis-shifting a bit recently, so I've gone back to clean all the drivetrain well and re-adjust derailleurs etc to make sure all is good. While I was at it, I noticed that the rear derailleur has a tiny amount of play in it when fully tightened to the derailleur hanger.
Now, I'm not sure this is anything abnormal, but I wanted to know if all SRAM rear derailleurs are like this? To describe the issue more precisely (looking from behind the bike, at eye-level with the cassette) the rear derailleur actually moves a bit side-to-side. This means that, at the outermost position (which is only a couple of mm of play) the lower jockey wheel on the rear derailleur is not directly in line with the top jockey wheel and the cassette sprocket - it is a couple of mm to the right, giving the derailleur cage a bit of an awkward slant.
As stated before, I'm not sure if this an issue at all that might affect function, but I thought that since I'm re-dialing the derailleurs, I'd check to see that this won't be a problem in the future.
Thanks for any help in advance
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