CHAIN KEEPS FALLING OFFEVEN AFTER MR BIKES
July 7, 2006
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My chain keeps falling off my
bike, even when Im just riding it. I tried using the
advice on your Web page but it keeps doing the same thing.
I loosen the nuts and place the
rear axle more towards the back. Seems tight for a while,
then loosens back up. Could the star in the bike be too
small? Any advice?
One thing about this Web-based advice:
You never know if anyone actually tries it. Except in your
The fact that the chain becomes
loose after you get it tight sez to me that the wheel somehow
slips. The simplest explanation: The threads on the axle
nuts or the axle itself have gotten stripped, or the nuts
lack the appropriate washersso the nuts wont
To solve this one I must recommend
you find a good bike shop. Click here
to see my advice on how to search for a reputable bike dealer
in your area.