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Old 02-01-2009, 03:54 PM   #1
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Default Bike chain got tangled up..what to do?

The chain my bike basically got tangled up, and I can't figure out how to untangle it from this state..any suggestions?

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Old 02-01-2009, 03:56 PM   #2
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Damn I used to hate when that happened...Have fun!
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Old 02-01-2009, 03:56 PM   #3
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Place spiders on it.

They will fix it in short order.
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Old 02-01-2009, 03:57 PM   #4
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Weave a new one?
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Old 02-01-2009, 03:58 PM   #5
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You have to take the wheel off and untangle it, then put the wheel back on again. I believe they call it the spider sprockets or something...
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I don't really know how to do it without using uh... I forgot name of it. Chain-tool... http://bicycletutor.com/chain-tool/
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Stick out your hand.



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Old 02-01-2009, 03:59 PM   #8
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Default Bike chain got tangled up..what to do?

[quote]Originally posted by: Syringer
The chain my bike basically got tangled up, and I can't figure out how to untangle it from this state..any suggestions?

Get smarter, marginally more patient, or both.
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Old 02-01-2009, 04:00 PM   #9
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The chain my bike basically got tangled up, and I can't figure out how to untangle it from this state..any suggestions?

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Old 02-01-2009, 04:03 PM   #10
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You have to take the wheel off and untangle it, then put the wheel back on again. I believe they call it the spider sprockets or something...
They also call them cassettes.
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Old 02-01-2009, 04:16 PM   #11
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Default Bike chain got tangled up..what to do?

Easy, take rear wheel off then take part of chain out and play with it.
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Old 02-01-2009, 04:40 PM   #12
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Default Bike chain got tangled up..what to do?

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I don't really know how to do it without using uh... I forgot name of it. Chain-tool... http://bicycletutor.com/chain-tool/
chainbreaker.

most chains now have a link that can be compressed and taken apart without breaking the chain.
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Old 02-01-2009, 04:41 PM   #13
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The chain my bike basically got tangled up, and I can't figure out how to untangle it from this state..any suggestions?

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you'd think the "elite senior moderator" would be better at fusetalk
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