13237Re: Xtracycle, nuvinci, kickback, and chain routing
- Mar 31, 2011zip ties on the bit where the chain rubs the frame works...or the terracycle idler is a nice solution. We have tried both...both good...Zip ties cheaper....!!
--- In email@example.com, Jeff Youngstrom <jeffy@...> wrote:
> Hey shiny people,
> I'm on the verge of treating my Trek 6500 + freeradical to a new set of
> wheels with an N360 IGH.
> I've read enough discussion here on the list about this combination to know
> that it can be done.
> Since the Trek has vertical dropouts, I understand I'll need a chain
> tensioner of some kind.
> What I don't quite get is how the fixed chainline interacts with the
> kickback stand. Sounds like I have to do something to make that work. Looks
> like one option is the Terracycle idler kit http://tinyurl.com/xidler or
> conceivably the Big Dummy version http://tinyurl.com/bdidler
> Anyway, this seems like it's going to get kinda complicated. Is anybody
> running the nuvinci with a kickback on an xtracycle conversion who can let
> me know how they addressed these issues and how it's working for them?
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