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Old 08-03-2008, 08:52 AM
brucemg51 brucemg51 is offline
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Default Re: trouble with rear sprocket/chain

Originally Posted by Andyinchville1 View Post

The rear chain stay is the piece of the frame that you typically mount the chain tensioner on....It is the tube that runs parallel to the ground from the bottom bracket to where the rear wheel attaches to the frame.

Hope this helps

Thanks. Being an old motorcycle mechanic, I would think of that piece as the swingarm, although the term doesn't really apply to a bicycle.
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