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Old 10-08-09, 09:23 PM
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chain problem

hey guys,

i have a fixie for my college commuter and almost every day that i pull it out to ride it, the chain is very loose resulting in me having to spend time on tightening it before i go to class. it's stored inside of a special bike room on the floor of my door so no one has been messing with it. i was just wondering if there was something i could do to prevent this from happening.

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Old 10-08-09, 09:42 PM
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Originally Posted by bmulls View Post
inside of a special bike room on the floor of my door
you have a secret bike room in the floor under your door?!?! amazing...
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Old 10-08-09, 09:44 PM
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damn i want pics of your bike in your secret room area. this sounds like win so far as long as you provide pixxxxx
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i bet he is batman or something... the secret is out...
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you can hide your porno in there too.
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damaged axle threads?
not enough leverage when tightening nuts?
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Old 10-09-09, 02:01 AM
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Might just be chain stretch. Keep tightening.
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Old 10-09-09, 02:18 AM
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it sounds like the axle is slipping in the drop-out. maybe invest in some new hub nuts? they're cheap.
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Old 10-09-09, 03:00 AM
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Tighten your nuts, fool.
Those girly arms of yours will toughen up eventually.
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Old 10-09-09, 05:50 AM
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Is it a new chain? Super old hub/axle/nuts? More info?
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What?

Spend $12 on a tensioner.
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Old 10-09-09, 12:47 PM
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on the floor of my dorm**. and yes i'm batman so you guys have to keep that one a secret. it's a fairly new chain so it might have just stretched a little so ill just keep tightening it and hopefully that works.
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it's loosening itself overnight?

clearly gremlins are at work.
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