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Old 03-04-18, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by BikingViking793 View Post
Would the gear matter if it was the freehub? Seemed to coast fine and backpedal fine in all other gears.
Well, that's an excellent point/observation. I would say it sounds like the B tension or chain length needs to be corrected.
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