Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Los Angeles (under a bridge)
Bikes: Converted Bianchi Piaggio
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Originally Posted by mikeee
oh man i think i know the problem lol, your bottom bracket might be too long . mine is too long, i need to get shorter ones. OR your spider might be bent.
If you're referring to the BB spindle length, I think he mentioned he got the chain line "pretty darn straight" so I don't
think that's the problem.
Originally Posted by yokotas13
your tension is off
THIS is most likely your problem. It's my problem as well, I tried SHELDON'S
method of achieving a decent tension a couple times. Then I realized I was using the 3/32 chain ring from the road bike with a predominantly 1/8 drive train.
EDIT: If I'm not mistaken this is to be used indoors at home? Have you tried riding outside?
Last edited by Scrotze; 10-20-09 at 12:02 AM.