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adjusting eccentric bottom bracket on adams tandem trail-a-bike?

Old 11-07-11, 02:29 AM
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adjusting eccentric bottom bracket on adams tandem trail-a-bike?

Just purchased a few days ago and the front chain has a ton of slack. I would like to get it tightened up before we take it for a ride. I understand the concept of the EBB but I've never worked with one before. I've searched and find very little information about these tandems.
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Loosen the two set bolts and then use a pin spanner to rotate the eccentric bb so that the chain is at the right tension and then tighten the set bolts.
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What 65 said.

After you adjust out the ton of slack, there's a chance that the tension won't be the same all the way around the rotation of the synchro rings. Just make sure that it's not too tight at any one spot.
Or, is that not an issue for this Trail-a-bike, with rings that look to be fixed in place?
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