Chainring/ Chain / Cassette

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Glasgowbhoy
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Chainring/ Chain / Cassette

Postby Glasgowbhoy » Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:59 pm

Noticed my chain slipping on a long run on the winter bike on the weekend. Initially thought - new cassette and as with the wear probably a new chain into the bargain. Was going to pick them up tonight on the way home but cycling in this morning I noticed that the chain is actually coming off the big ring of the chainring whenever i take off a lights or reach a hill. Had a look at the teeth on the chainring and they don't seem to worn. Could this still be the casstee that is throwing the chain off ?

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smidsy
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Re: Chainring/ Chain / Cassette

Postby smidsy » Thu Jan 03, 2013 14:36 pm

Perhaps the chain is THE culprit and nothing else?

Have a good look over it and pay particular attention to the side plates, they can start to come away and cause such symptoms as they catch on stuff.
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Re: Chainring/ Chain / Cassette

Postby Glasgowbhoy » Thu Jan 03, 2013 15:03 pm

cheers will have a look tonight. Have been trying to keep it clean after every ride this winter (for a change) but it may have a kink in one of the side plates or just be worn. Been a lot of miles on it this winter.......

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Re: Chainring/ Chain / Cassette

Postby Rolf F » Thu Jan 03, 2013 15:33 pm

Get the chain and cassette anyway- you'll need them at somepoint even if not now. Then you can try them out and if the symptoms are identical, you can start to suspect the chainrings.
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