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Old 12-05-19, 12:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Trakhak View Post
Moral: don't pedal backward and don't roll the bike backward---bikes aren't designed for that.
Well, yeah, but all four of my 3x10 road bikes will allow indefinite backwards pedaling and rolling the bikes backwards without the chain dropping so it's not a universal problem. However, they in a middle gear and the chain has no slack. I expect the OP's bike is pretty cross chained when this occurs.
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