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Old 03-18-04, 11:22 AM   #1
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Fixing chain noise. My experience.

I have a Bianchi Pista and have always had a little chain noise. It worried me a little at first, but nothing bad ever happened. I had the frame painted recently, so I took the whole thing apart. Last night I put it back together and to my amazement, now it is perfectly silent. So if you need to fix chain noise, take the whole bike apart, paint the frame, then put it back together yourself.

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Old 03-18-04, 11:37 AM   #2
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Chain noise

I have found that buying a new frame will cure chain noise, also.

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Old 03-18-04, 11:56 AM   #3
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I have a Bianchi Pista and have always had a little chain noise. It worried me a little at first, but nothing bad ever happened. I had the frame painted recently, so I took the whole thing apart. Last night I put it back together and to my amazement, now it is perfectly silent. So if you need to fix chain noise, take the whole bike apart, paint the frame, then put it back together yourself.

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a lot of people use wax lube which makes your chain MAD noisy. use dry lube!!

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So if you need to fix chain noise, take the whole bike apart, paint the frame, then put it back together yourself. grunk
Wouldn't it be much easier to just paint the chain?....
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Wouldn't it be much easier to just paint the chain?....
Damn. Now you tell me. Think of the money I could have saved. I wonder if I can still cancel the order for that Carbon Fiber chain?


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