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Dura Ace Shifter(3 posts)

Dura Ace ShifterZenneer
Apr 21, 2001 7:18 PM
Why does my Dura Ace 9 speed skip a tooth in the rear every once and a while?
time to change chain/cassette?dash
Apr 21, 2001 8:42 PM
check your chain. it could be worn out.
... or a stiff linkAkirasho
Apr 22, 2001 8:02 AM
The symptom usually manifests itself when on the small cog in back due to the tighter radii the chain must negotiate... If this is the case, try flexing THE OFFENDING LINK side to side a bit to loosen it up.

There could be other causes, but start with the simple and easy before replacing or adjusting anything unless you're sure of the problem.

Be the bike.