[Yak] Tikit chain-dropping alternatives
lalato at gmail.com
Fri May 1 17:36:56 CDT 2009
Hmmm... Anytime I've had the chain drop on the inside it's been pretty
trivial to get it back on. I turn the crank into a position that makes it
easy to grab the chain and pull it back up onto the crank. It's maybe taken
me 15-30 seconds?
Wish I had some more specific pointers on this for you.
On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 1:45 PM, <PHolden960 at aol.com> wrote:
> OK, so I am bleeping frustrated with what I'm now calling my "Parking
> Tikit". (cuz its been laid up a week due to this insolvable problem).
> Chain drops off ring to the inside. Next to impossible to retrack.
> Normally it would not be such a biggy, except chain gets stuck btw the
> crank and
> bottom bracket -- by either the nobs on ring for a granny gear, and/or the
> triangular-shaped fob on the folding hinge. It seems the only solution is
> to extract the crank (not something you want to do several times on the
> way from A to B).
> I tried attaching the OEM chainring guard (since replaced by the thicker BF
> guard) to the inside, but it rubs against the stay.
> Question -- can I 'bend' that fob back so there is room to extract my
> jumped chain? (I mean, will this alter any other function of this fob?)
> I already expect to file off those crank moldings. Hopefully these
> changes will make it EASIER to get back on the road.
> I've about given up on having the chain not fall off. UNLESS, I go to the
> Season's Tikit.
> sorry 'bout the trash \
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