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Old 04-08-2008, 05:26 AM
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Default Re: chain keeps hitting tire

Originally Posted by SeattleMike View Post
Any other way to keep the chain from hitting the tire besides getting a narrower tire, or with the tensioner? I don't want to go any narrower with the tire than it is now, and the chain keeps hitting the knobs on my tire. Sometimes when I ride it jerks kind of violently. Also, my frame is kind of damaged so using a tensioner in that spot isn't an option. My sprocket isn't concaved, and my wheel cannot be pulled more to one side or the brakes will not work.

Get a pack of single sided razor blades and cut off the knobs on that side. It takes about 20 minutes.
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