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Old 06-25-07, 07:48 AM   #1
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Installed a new chain

I'll probably post this on the mechanic's forum as well. I put a new chain on my bike the day before yesterday and when I went riding yesterday it felt like I had a little road buzz. I checked to make sure everything was lined up, but didn't, or couldn't, find anything wrong. Does anybody have a clue what this could be. I feel more when I'm putting more pressure on the pedals. Thanks for any help or suggestions.
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Old 06-25-07, 07:52 AM   #2
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I hate to say this, but I've done it myself...

Did you miss the routing through the derailluer at all?
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Old 06-25-07, 08:03 AM   #3
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Did you miss the routing through the derailluer at all?

+1 Check this. Is it possible that your chainrings and rear gears are too worn and don't mesh with the new chain? How many miles did you run the old chain?
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I use the Park tool about every week and I had 1500 miles on the chain and it showed bad. The week before it was good, so I got it in time. I was just outside playing with it again and I think it's the pedals. I never did lube them and they are the Shimano 520s, so I'm going to check that in a few minutes. I put a chain on the Trek after 1200 miles, and I feel I get more milage with the Sram. I screwed up with my wifes bike and waited to long (2600 miles) and had to change the chain and the cassette, oh well. Thanks for the replys.
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False alarm, it was the pedals, thanks for the replys.
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