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Knackered chain but I have to ride


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After returning from a few days riding up to Skye and round about I got back and started cleaning my chain a noticed major tight spots (near bar tight), some sections are just right and some spots are pretty slack.

I need to ride 25 miles to my dad's garage to get it sorted. How should I adjust the chain for the short ride? Make the tight spots looser? Take up a little slack, or just leave it be??

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An over tight chain is always worse than a slightly loose one. Make sure the tightest patches have some give in them to reduce the strain, 25 miles shouldn't be a problem as long as you're not hooning it about :lol:

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That's what I'll do, I'll slacken the tight spots a little, I'll probably only sit about 50-60mph anyway. It's so tight that when it passes over the sprockets you can feel resistance in the wheel when on the centre stand. :crybaby:

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