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Belt Drive

Postby Sparx » Fri May 24, 2013 9:03 am

I have an Avanti Inc 3 with Gates carbon belt drive. I am struggling to figure out how to re-fit the belt after taking the wheel off. According to Gates you are not supposed to 'walk' the belt back on. By this I take it to mean putting the belt partially on the chain wheel and turning the cranks. This is what I have been doing however I did notice a bit of fraying on the belts teeth.

Any ideas?
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by BNA » Fri May 24, 2013 11:01 am

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Re: Belt Drive

Postby Crawf » Fri May 24, 2013 11:01 am

Could also ask in here - viewtopic.php?f=41&t=43485
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Re: Belt Drive

Postby CrashBoomBang » Mon Jun 10, 2013 1:32 am

Here is Gates' instructional video on installing the belt: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0khWNhxhG5s
Hope that helps.
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