2nd build givingme trouble

Discussion in 'Motorized Bicycle General Discussion' started by Mikey DEEEE, May 18, 2010.

  1. Mikey DEEEE

    Mikey DEEEE New Member

    May 14, 2009
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    My chain keeps breaking and i have had to order 2 new ones everything is alligned should i try a different chain? someone help?!?!?!?!.duh.
  2. Venice Motor Bikes

    Venice Motor Bikes Custom Builder / Dealer/Los Angeles

    Mar 20, 2008
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    Let's think about this carefully... there must be something wrong somewhere if the chain keeps breaking!!!
    1... Is your rear sprocket centered perfectly on the axle as well as no side to side wobble?? (Spin the wheel without the chain on to see what the sprocket is doing!!)
    2... How about the chain tensioner? Is it feeding the chain straight on to the rear sprocket without the chain snagging on the teeth?
    3... Is the chain touching the tire at high speed & whipping from side to side?? (The wheel might need truing??)
    4... Did the chain come off while riding & get damaged early on??? (The chain must be straight & undamaged to work right!)

    Check carefully for these four problems & report back! ;)
    #2 Venice Motor Bikes, May 18, 2010
    Last edited: May 18, 2010

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