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Offline madmax

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chain adjustment
« on: December 17, 2011, 11:03:12 am »
so if only 1person...how do you check chain play and adjustment... i presume the old 1 inch play when sitting on bike still holds true these days
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Re: chain adjustment
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2011, 10:50:33 am »
Think about 40mm if Im not mistaken
 

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Re: chain adjustment
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2011, 08:07:51 am »
It depends on the bike. RTFM!
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Re: chain adjustment
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2011, 08:19:50 am »
Chain slack: 40-50mm according to the Manual.
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Re: chain adjustment
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2011, 03:51:19 pm »
yeah i did the rtfm and saw that ...they reckon on side stand 40 odd mm slack
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Re: chain adjustment
« Reply #5 on: December 22, 2011, 04:05:56 pm »
Have you been riding hard??  Stretched the chain that quickly have you :mwink:
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Re: chain adjustment
« Reply #6 on: December 22, 2011, 05:10:46 pm »
just wasnt so sure  :deal:
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