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Old 12-09-08, 06:31 PM
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Originally Posted by brooklyn_bike View Post
your chain might be the slightest bit too tight. try slightly more slack - with 1/4" - 1/2" of play all the way around. i bet it'll lessen the noise and be better for your overall drive train and efficiency...
Yeah, I just tightened my chain by way of shifting the rear axle back, and I'm getting slightly more noise than when it had a good 1/2 inch on slack in it. Now it's about a 1/4" or so, but the noise is hardly noticeable outside.
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