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    Tightening chain on my Specialized Crave

    I know there is something called an EBB that I can adjust but I don't know where it is. Any help would be appreciated.
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    I asked for help too soon. I loosened the two bolts on the bottom bracket and figured it out. Sorry for the bother.

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    Don't go too tight on the chain. If you spin the pedals, release them, they should continue to move forward. If there is resistance your chain is too tight.

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    Don't you mean they should not move forward?
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    Should move forward. Not too tight on the chain.

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    Quote Originally Posted by khardrunner14 View Post
    Don't go too tight on the chain. If you spin the pedals, release them, they should continue to move forward. If there is resistance your chain is too tight.
    My instinct told me not to tighten it too much but I had no way to gauge what was too tight. Thanks for this tip as I will check the bike out this morning before I head out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Furrydogs View Post
    My instinct told me not to tighten it too much but I had no way to gauge what was too tight. Thanks for this tip as I will check the bike out this morning before I head out.
    A quick check for me is to push the chain down towards the chainstay from the middle. It should move about a half inch.

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