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Old 08-16-06, 12:25 PM   #1
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Chain locks up

My chain locks up after moderately intense peddling. Is this something I need to get fixed in a shop or is there a simple solution? Txs
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Old 08-16-06, 12:35 PM   #2
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What do you mean "locks up". Could you be more specific about the location and the problem?
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Tight link?
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sounds like chainsuck.
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What do you mean "locks up". Could you be more specific about the location and the problem?
basically im peddling and then the pedals just lock in place. then after rotating back a couple times it's clear again.
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it's chainsuck. either your drivetrain is really dirty, or your gears (chainrings or cogs) are worn.
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Have you looked down at it while its locked up to see what is stuck? on mine, when i shift into the smallest front chainring, it looks like my chain doubles over itself a little. i backpedal and it sorts itself out, but its quite a shock when it happens at the bottom of a climb.
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rock. thanks much
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Have you looked down at it while its locked up to see what is stuck? on mine, when i shift into the smallest front chainring, it looks like my chain doubles over itself a little. i backpedal and it sorts itself out, but its quite a shock when it happens at the bottom of a climb.
also chainsuck.

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also chainsuck.

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