Question about Huffy Alpine 24 Youth All-Terrain Bicycle

1 Answer

Put chaine back on bike

How to run chaine around all geares

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,138 Answers

Starting with someone holding the bike with the front of the bike to your right proceed as follows. Shift the rear derailleur down so that it lines up with the smallest cog on the rear. Shift the front derailleur to the smallest cog on the front. This will give you the least resistance to thread the chain. Starting at the rear lay the chain over the rear cog teeth and holding the arm of the derailleur down so that the idler gears are one above the other thread the left end of the chain to the right side of the top idler gear and down through the cage. proceed with the end of the chain to the left side the the bottom idler gear and down . The left end of the chain you just threaded will now meet the right end of the chain which you are about to thread. Don't let the left end slip back the way you came. Take the right end of the chain and thread it through the cage of the front derailleur and over the smallest gear on the front proceeding to your right. It should be sitting in the teeth.Pull the right end of the chain down and arouind to meet the left end of the chain. Since you are asking how to thread the chain I am assuming that it is apart in one long length and not in a continuous loop. Use a twist tie to hold the two ends of the chain together for now. Shift the front derailleur to the largest outside gear taking care to lift the chain off the teeth of the small gear and place them on the large gear as you are shifting. Shift the rear derailleur to the largest inside gear(cog) on the back wheel taking care to move the chain again as you shift. The chain should be in a continuous loop with no twists in it that goes as I described through both derailleur cages and over the largest gear on the back and the largest gear on the front. Now the tricky part. You may need someone to help. You have to pull the chain with your left hand to move the rear derailleur cage all the way forwardand with the twist tie removed bring the right end of the chain all the way back to the rear along the left end of the chain to measure how long it would be joined up in that position. Note where the chain would meet if tight. You will have excess chain on one end. From where the ends meet give yourself two links on the excess end of the chain and where the ends will join now is the correct length. You will need a chain (break) tool to force the pin out on the excess end of the chain to remove the excess length.You have two choices for joing the chain. You can buy a pin that you can join the two ends with and when it is forced through to the mark on it with the tool you then snap the end off with a pair of pliers or you can buy a joiner link that comes in two halves that fit through the holes on opposite sides of the chain and then snap together. The forward action of pedalling will make the final snap to hold the link on. If you decide on the latter method you will notice that you will have to remove another pin from the length to get the side plates off the chain and expose both holes. This is a complicated explanation and if you haven't done this before and you don't have a chain tool it is far easier to get a bicycle shop to install a new chain as the actual chain has to be a direct match in manufacturing to properly fit your bike. If you decide to do this yourself, take the old chain in and get a new one. Make sure it hasn't been shortened as the old chain has probably been stretched and the proper method of measuring the new one is by using the bike itself not just laying the new one and the old one side by side. Good Luckand hope this helps.

Posted on May 18, 2009

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
New users get to try the service completely Free afterwhich it costs $6 per call and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I took the chain off to repair and now I can not figure on to put back on. Around the two small gears. please help


Hi Jeremiah:
Try this:
- Hang the chain over the axle sprocket
- Pull the two small gears towards the front of the bike
- put the chain to the front of the highest gear, and
- around the rear of the lower gear
- then it goes to the pedal end.
Hope this helps.

Jan 31, 2016 | Next 26" Avalon, Comfort Bike, Full...

1 Answer

When i shift to 2nd gear and let off it shifts back on its own


Travis:
Put the rear derailleur into second gear and stop the bike before it shifts back down. Look carefully at the derailleur and you will see two small screws next to each other. These are stop screws. The stop screw for high gear may be out of adjustment, or the front derailleur is out of alignment putting sideways torsion on the chain forcing the chain to drop back into first gear.

May 04, 2014 | Mongoose Maneuver Mountain Bike

1 Answer

Locks up when i let off the clutch


What have you inspected so far. Thank you for the vehicle description and the symptoms but I need more details about the maintenance history, any recent repairs, and so on. This failure could be external or internal. You are the eyes and ears of this bike. How is the chain and both sprockets? Is the chain stretched and the right size? With the trani in neutral, does the bike move (role) freely? Run some tests, look at the fluid inside the gear-box. Does the fluid look ok? Do you see any metal floating around? What color is the fluid, does it look bad or burnt? Please write back, good luck.

Mar 18, 2014 | Honda CR 125 R Motorcycles

2 Answers

Putting the chain on


While the bike is in riding position loop the chain on the back sprocket. If this is a single speed bike then place as much of the chain as you can on the top of the front sprocket. Once it is partially threaded you can crank pedal around a half a turn and the chain will pop on the rest of the teeth.

Oct 10, 2012 | Mongoose 24 Inch XR75 Bike

1 Answer

I have a 15 sp ultraterraine murry bike, and the chain came off, could you give me any advice on how to put it back, I have tried and tried, and soon as I turn the peddles, the thing pops off again, Thank...


If the chain broke and thus fell off the bike compleatly, take it to the bike shop for a SRAM master link to be installed. Should be about 5 bucks. If it is still intact but isn't on the gears, just shift to a gear farthest away from where the chain came off.

Jul 11, 2011 | General Cycling

1 Answer

I have a Huffy Savannah model 56770 16 speed. How do I shift into gear 7 through 16 ?


Google "bicycle shifting technique", for example:
http://coachlevi.com/cycling/complete-beginner-guide-to-bicycle-gears-shifting/
You should NEVER run cross-chained (big-big or small-small). The drive train performs best when the chainline is as close to straight as possible.
Excess sideways stress on the chain will wear it out prematurely and decrease its normal efficiency.
To demonstrate this for yourself, put the bike in the same combination of gears you're having a problem with. Get behind the bike and look straight along the top of the chain. As you can see the line of the chain is a mild zig-zag where it is parallel to the bike at each gear but needs to angle across the drivetrain in between. On some bikes the chain might even come in contact with the next larger chainring when used this way.
The big-big combo uses up all available chain length and the rear derailleur will be pulled toward the front of the bike, sometimes so far that it is in danger of being snapped off.
THERE IS NO UPSIDE TO CROSS-CHAINING.
As you can see, the rear derailleur is probably not long enough to **** up all the slack this gear combination creates. There are other combinations that would yield the equivalent gear ratio without either stressing the drivetrain or dropping the chain.
The basics of shifting are these:
1) The big ring and right side of the cassette in back are for speed.
2) The small ring and the left side of the cassette are for high torque, lower speed
Ancient bike wisdom for beginners: If your legs ache, shift down. If your lungs ache, shift up.

Apr 25, 2011 | Huffy Cycling

1 Answer

My son has a Dunlop disc26 dual disk bike and the chain has come off. I can't see how to loosen it sufficiently to put it back - any ideas? The chain seems to be trapped between the bike frame and the...


To put the chain back on your do not need to loosen anything. First turn the bike over so it is resting on its seat and handle bars. Then get your fingers under the chain to one side of where it is stuck. Next lift the chain and pull it out from between the frame and the plastic guard. Now that the chain is free you will want to make sure that the chain is running around one of the rear cogs, then run the chain around the top of the front cog and slowly turn the peddles so that the chain can be fed onto the cog. It will seem very tight but will fit on just right. Then spin the peddles a few more times to get the chain find the gear it was in before the chain came off.

Jun 07, 2010 | Cycling

2 Answers

I got new sporkets and wanna put them on the cahins off but i cant put any power to the front spindel cause it moves what do i do ?


are you trying to replace the sprockets? you can't get the nut off because it spins? just put the bike in gear and remove the front gear first, leave the chain on until after the nut is loose. also "make sure you flatten out the nut lock first".

Oct 24, 2009 | Yamaha YZ 250 Motorcycles

1 Answer

Gears slipping on bike


The center bolt of the thumb shifter is a friction bolt, some have wings, some have a "D" ring, and some will just have a slot to put a screw driver into, tighten this screw a little at a time until it is comfortable to use but will hold back the derailleur.

Hope this is of some help.
Ed

Apr 24, 2009 | Cycling

Not finding what you are looking for?
Huffy Alpine 24 Youth All-Terrain Bicycle Logo

189 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Huffy Cycling Experts

Michial Gueffroy

Level 3 Expert

1138 Answers

Cindy Wells

Level 3 Expert

5159 Answers

Charles T Nevin
Charles T Nevin

Level 3 Expert

4066 Answers

Are you a Huffy Cycling Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...