Originally Posted by Winter1979m
question: ist the chain tenisoner/wheelguide, nessary? my chain doesnt have much slack so it seams that adding the cheepo chain wheel tensioner/guide would be pointless
Unfortunately, the tensioner is a necessary evil. There are some upgraded ones you can get from SBP or bikeberry or some other places for pretty cheap if you don't like the stock one, which most ppl don't. Here is a thread that may help...