Re: Easy custom tensioner for steel frames
Originally Posted by 2door
That's true IF you have horizontal drop outs or the frame design allows it. Some frames, like the one I pictured above with the severe taper of the chain stay from front to rear, do not lend themselves to running without a tensioner or some type of guide to keep the chain away from the frame.
I run no tensioner whenever I can but it's not always possible with every frame design.
Yes Tom, and that is one of the more important things to consider when selecting a bike or bike frame that you want to motorize. Even moreso when you're running three chains like I do on my current builds.......race or not.
and look at the paint match..........perfect!
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