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    chain tension

    hi guys just fitted my new front sprocket and i was wondering what is the best/correct way to check the chain tension?

    many thanks

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    With the bike upright on its wheels or on a paddock stand, push the bottom chain up as far as it will go, measure with a ruler , let the chain go measure again, subtract the higher number from the lower number ideally it should be 25mm +- a couple of mm's (but no more)

    Quote Originally Posted by iank View Post
    hi guys just fitted my new front sprocket and i was wondering what is the best/correct way to check the chain tension?

    many thanks

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    awesome thanks mate

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