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Old 08-16-2010, 10:31 AM
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Default Re: Chain Tensioner Slippage Prevention

Originally Posted by KCvale View Post
Hi Ron, what is your frame design that requires you to use a tensioner on the drive side?
My Aluminum Comp Schwinn (not recommended for motorizing) requires the dreaded tensioner to reroute the chain up & over the chainstay - some bikes need that redirect or the chain will hit...

It's true I hate the blasted thing... but it's also true that it makes accounting for chain wear a lot simpler.
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