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Pirates of the Burley Griffin
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I'm not sure what I've done... 
6th-Nov-2009 02:48 pm
Open Road!
I can't backpedal anymore on the trike. The chain comes off the top of the front rings the moment I try. This is awkward if I don't position my feet correctly for accelerating when I come to a stop.

I think the idler wheel under the seat has stopped passing the chain backwards but I don't know why this should be.
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6th-Nov-2009 04:45 am (UTC)
You're in the right place for expertise. More backpedalling done in Canberra than anywhere else.
6th-Nov-2009 05:44 am (UTC)
Chuckle.

It turns out that the cross tubes supporting the seat have snapped loose from where they're supposed to be.

One of them is now resting on the idler wheel & preventing it from turning on a backpedal.

Looks like I may be up for a new seat...
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6th-Nov-2009 09:46 am (UTC)
Still until I get a replacement (or at least a borrowed) seat the trike is NOT really roadworthy...
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