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Backpedaling with a chainguide

Darksun1989Darksun1989 Posts: 88
edited August 2007 in MTB workshop & tech
I've just fitted my new e-13 drs chainguide and if I back-pedal or roll backwards with the chain on the small ring at front the chain tends to shift to the large ring. Apart from this it works fine.

Apart from don't back-pedal while in the small ring, does any one have anything I could try to fix it?
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  • Dodgex1Dodgex1 Posts: 1,306
    I've got an E13 SRS and if I back pedal more than 2 revoultions it jumps a gear, I've not worked out a fix because I can't see the point frankly, how often do you need to back pedal more than a full revolution? Check its spaced correctly anbd the chain line is as straight as possible.
    "This is ******!, We can't ride out bikes in the dirt like this!"
  • When just riding along the chain is in the centre of the inner roller, i.e. where it's supposed to be. The problem as far as I can see is that the chain jumps to the smaller roller when the rear wheel drops from a pivot or something and this shifts it to the bigger ring, acting like a mech if you get what I mean.

    As for if I need to roll backwards, I ride a bit of everything and sometimes that involves rolling backwards I could change my technique, but it took me so long to learn to ride a few crank turns fakey I don't really want to.

    I was just wondering if anyone had suffered the same problem and has found a fix.
    - We roll tonight to the guitar bite, and for those about to rock I salute you - AC/DC
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