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Re: [rootsradicals] Chain issues

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  • David Chase
    ... Not like that -- that sounds wonky. Have that perhaps put the tongue of the FreeRadical up too high? How small is your smallest cog? The common problem is
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 28, 2009
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      On 2009-10-27, at 5:10 AM, andycotgreave wrote:

      > Hi
      > My bike is currently at the bike shop getting the Xtracycle put on
      > it. They say they've run into a hitch, with the chain running
      > against the rear dropouts. They've ordered a chain tensioner
      > (similar to the Surly Singulator) which they're going to put,
      > inverted, to keep the chain higher up as it passes the dropouts.
      >
      > I haven't been able to get to the shop to see the problem, and I
      > trust their mechanics. However, this problem does surprise me a
      > little. The frame is a standard MTB frame, so I would have thought
      > the chain routing wouldn't be a problem.
      >
      > Is chain routing a common problem?

      Not like that -- that sounds wonky. Have that perhaps put the tongue
      of the FreeRadical up too high?
      How small is your smallest cog?

      The common problem is that your chain brushes against the oversized
      rear tire.

      David
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