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Old 10-10-2009, 11:29 PM
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Default Re: Finally get to post success with first build!!!

Originally Posted by george_n_texas View Post
Is there any reason you couldn't mount the tensioner like I did in this pic?
Your tensioner mounting is correct as far as the kit instructions go but If I may suggest one improvement; secure the tensioner to the bike frame with a small bolt to assure that it can not loosen and rotate into your spokes. That particular failure is not only one of the most common but also dangerous and expensive. Drilling a 3/16 or even a 1/8" hole through the bracket and frame WILL NOT compromise the strength of the frame and will keep your tensioner in place.
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