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Old 07-24-2013, 02:08 PM   #3001
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Before you do that, make sure your derailleur hanger isn't bent. I've seen em ever so slightly off and it really messes things up

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Agreed. Sometimes the most obvious answers are also the most elusive...
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Old 07-24-2013, 02:08 PM   #3002
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Old 07-24-2013, 02:46 PM   #3003
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I bet you can't wheelie that... oh wait, it already is... sort of.
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Old 07-24-2013, 02:50 PM   #3004
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Cargo Bike... It's an adapter as it were and can be added to most bikes..

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Old 07-24-2013, 02:57 PM   #3005
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Electric cargo carrier... Pushes you along..

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Old 07-24-2013, 03:00 PM   #3006
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Before you do that, make sure your derailleur hanger isn't bent. I've seen em ever so slightly off and it really messes things up

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uh-oh, that is what started the need for the adjustment. My son dumped it on the derailleur side and it started shifting goofy. I did look at it and all seemed well, but I will put a keener eye on it this evening and report back.
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Old 07-24-2013, 03:00 PM   #3007
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Electric cargo carrier... Pushes you along..

That'd be bags of fun on a frozen lake...
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Old 07-24-2013, 03:28 PM   #3008
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I posted a single speed I built a few pages back. Now I need another project.
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:13 PM   #3009
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Old 07-24-2013, 04:36 PM   #3010
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Cargo Bike... It's an adapter as it were and can be added to most bikes..

That's the folder, eh? Does it fold well in that configuration?
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Old 07-24-2013, 05:54 PM   #3011
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That's the folder, eh? Does it fold well in that configuration?
Is your cargo ever going to make it into this thread?
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:09 PM   #3012
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uh-oh, that is what started the need for the adjustment. My son dumped it on the derailleur side and it started shifting goofy. I did look at it and all seemed well, but I will put a keener eye on it this evening and report back.
you need an R tool to do the alignment properly
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Old 07-24-2013, 07:45 PM   #3013
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Before you do that, make sure your derailleur hanger isn't bent. I've seen em ever so slightly off and it really messes things up

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Also check b tension, if it is too tight you will get some weird issues. A worn chain will not shift well either.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:09 PM   #3014
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you need an R tool to do the alignment properly
And if your lucky it's a replaceable hanger.
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Old 07-24-2013, 08:23 PM   #3015
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Is your cargo ever going to make it into this thread?
:-) in my particular stage of life, personal projects move slow. I've like 20 of them going on simultaneously.
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