Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Ontario Canada
Bikes: 92 Specialized Rockhopper, 96 Maxim, 2006 Argon 18 roadbike
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have u had this happen
ok today i was out riding my mt bike on trail.
All of a sudden, chain jam, so i had to get off bike, only to find that my middle ring was broken.
like one part was totally broken away and rest was bent.
I have no clue as to why this happened.
Is it possible that when i installed it , it was not tight enough as the other bolts were all loose.
It was a newer chain ring as i installed it a few months ago with no problems.
well back in May.
it was working fine as i was riding on it quite a bit with out problems, but the odd times chain would skip here and there.
So why would this happen?
do replace? should i replace the entire crankset? or just get a new middle chain ring?
As even as i can ride in the lower ring and the big ring, but my chain still skips
i have a newer chain and the rear cogs are new as well.
just the front is a bit older
derailleurs are older shimano XT and are set fine,
so what is the suggestions?