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Chainring bolts loosening up

Old 08-04-08, 08:44 AM
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Chainring bolts loosening up

Simple as that. I have to remember to tighten my chainring bolts every few days or else funny stuff starts happening.

I do skid some, but I'm also pushing(/spinning?) 68.4 GI right now too. In my 2 years as a mechanic so far, I've never seen anything like this before. I'm tempted just to use a little bit of loctite and see if that helps.
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I'd try some threadlocker too if i was you
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Old 08-04-08, 09:26 AM
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For the nth time. Chainring bolts do not need loctite. Either the bolts are too long or you are not adequately torquing/greasing them enough.
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Or the threads weren't aligned properly to begin with...
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