Originally Posted by bowlersp
take a look at these pictures and tell me if you think its lined up correctly. yesterday on the way home the chain came off and destroyed my rear wheel. i think it was because my chain was very loose (i could see it bouncing up and down slightly
so i put on a new wheel and tightened/aligned the chain and idler pulley the best i could. what do you guys think? thanks.
With your design of bike you could rid yourself of the problematic tensioner. Cut the chain to size and then slide the wheel back in its slot to achieve proper tension.