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Old 10-21-2009, 05:57 AM
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Default Re: Cranbrook, Chain shake/flap/slap

Originally Posted by BarelyAWake View Post
I'd use a 1/2 link to get it just right but the only ones I've found use a lil cotter pin instead of a peened over head - with the 41 chain on my bike, I haven't the clearance to trust a cotter pin.
All half links use a cotter pin. It's very reliable and the only way to do w/o a tensioner on some bikes. Fortunately my bikes have good dropout length and don't require it but several of the people I did bikes for weren't so lucky and need the half link. None have failed.

Can't say that for the tensioners themselves.
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