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Old 05-10-2013, 12:34 PM
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Smile Re: Easy custom tensioner for steel frames

Originally Posted by 2door View Post
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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