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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:39 pm 
Gold Trader / MacRetro rider
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forgot about this thread 8)

here is my new SS ride.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:21 pm 
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Very nice! How did you manage to get perfect chain tension without a tensioner?


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 8:55 pm 
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lots of messing, trial and error and swearing, that's my normal modus operandi :lol:

Found that 36:17 and a wee bit of chain stretch is perfect for this frame.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 09, 2009 9:09 pm 
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heres mine

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clockworkgazz wrote:
forgot about this thread 8)

here is my new SS ride.

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That's really nice Gazz. :)


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why thank you steve, very kind of you to say :D

now sporting some avid v's to match up with the levers- If anyone has any black ultimate v's they want rid of cheap, I'm your man :lol:


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PostPosted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 4:26 pm 
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What ratios do you lot run to avoid tensioners?


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for me it is 36:17 but I suppose it is frame (make/model/size) specific non?


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Thats a fairly hardcore ratio Gaz :shock:


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