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Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use onOn most bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with athe rear derailleur keeps the chain in tension. On fixed gear or, single speed, or hub gear. Thegeared bikes, a chain tug(s) allowtensioner is required to keep the chain in tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted. Without this mechanism, and to stopthe chain may fall off, or the rear wheel from pullingmay pull forward while pedaling.   

Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

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More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling.  Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

On most bikes, the rear derailleur keeps the chain in tension. On fixed gear, single speed, or hub geared bikes, a chain tensioner is required to keep the chain in tension. Without this mechanism, the chain may fall off, or the rear wheel may pull forward while pedaling. 

Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

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Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixedfixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling. Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangersderailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answerthis answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling. Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling. Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

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Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling. Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling. Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Chain Tug

AKA: Chain Tensioner

A device for use on bikes with horizontal dropouts, and normally with a fixed or single speed or hub gear. The chain tug(s) allow the chain tension and rear wheel alignment to be adjusted, and to stop the rear wheel from pulling forward while pedaling. Chain tug 1 Chain tug 2

Some chain tugs are available with derailleur hangers to allow horizontal droput bikes to run derailleur gearing systems.

enter image description here

More information about chain tugs is available in this answer.

Bottom Bracket mounted Chain Tensioners:
Typically seen on downhill styled mountain bikes.

Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner Bottom Bracket Chain Tensioner on bicycle

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