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Old 01-03-12, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by CrazyLemurBoy View Post
I've recently purchased a half link, and the chain is pretty much perfect now. Can I really run this without at tensioner? Ultimately this is the ideal solution but I'm concerned about chain slip over gears under heavy load.
Yes, you can, I once had the rear wheel slip on an IGH bike to the point where the chain had about an inch of vertical play, and it didn't skip. It fell off when I hit bumps, but when it wasn't doing that, it was driving the sprocket fine, and I was able to ride the 4 miles home.
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