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Old 05-18-2011, 12:57 PM
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Default Re: Finally built it but one problem

Originally Posted by Venice Motor Bikes View Post
Be careful of that chain tensioner!
Many builders advise putting a screw through the tensioner & into the frame rail to keep it from ever moving & causing chain problems.
I concur. That rubber handlebar grip is eventually going to compress, loosen and the tensioner is going to rotate inward trashing your rear wheel/spokes.
Secure that bracket so it CAN NOT move. It might feel tight now but give it a few miles and you'll see what we're talking about.
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