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Old 07-30-10, 11:19 PM   #1
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i need help

my chain wont stay tight it goes loose like every couple of peddles. and what does a chain tensioner do and how do i use it
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Old 07-30-10, 11:27 PM   #2
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sounds like either your chain is stretched or your bolts arent on tight enough go figure
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Old 07-31-10, 04:43 PM   #3
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A little info would help. No black magic here.
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Old 07-31-10, 05:31 PM   #4
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How about some photos or information on the bike.
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