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The chain is rubbing on the rear tyre when its free wheeling. what do I do?

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You may have too large a tire on the back for the bike. However, if the derailleur hanger is bent, this could also cause the problem. Flip your bike over onto the bars and seat and make sure the derailleur alignment is good (vertically and longitudinally straight). If the derailleur hanger is straight, then you will have to use a narrower tire in the back.

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