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Old 05-18-12, 05:22 PM   #1
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chain mounting next chain ring, front derailleur not touching, chain line messed up?

What else could it be? bb needs a spacer?

awhile ago chain ring, cranks, and bb were replaced with lesser components than original (campy > truvative).
rear cassette and derailleur still campy.
Bike rode fine
but got in a crash, now rear derailleur arm may be bent. I am getting the problem in the title
maybe something else got mis-aligned? I don't see how the slightly bent arm could cause the chain to hop up (at the front top chainring location). It is fed directly from the cassette.

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Old 05-18-12, 06:29 PM   #2
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"now rear derailleur arm may be bent."

Get that straightened out first. Fix what you know is wrong before you troubleshoot further.
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