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Old 08-13-14, 12:50 PM   #1
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Rattling noise on drivetrain, chainline perfectly straight

I'm hearing some noise from my drivetrain.
At first i suspected the chainline.
Got a new crankset and got a perfect chainline.
The noise is still there.
No idea what it could be.

The chain is from another bike that I had
Crankset are sram omniums
Rear cog is a all-city stainless 17t

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Old 08-13-14, 12:58 PM   #2
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New drivetrain components are usually a little noisy, especially when using an old chain.

Also, your chain is probably too tight.
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Never use an old worn chain with a new chainring and cog.
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Never use an old worn chain with a new chainring and cog.

"Neither do people put old chains on a new drivetrain. If they do, the chainring and cog will wear; the chain will rattle out and the ride will be ruined. No, they put new chains onto new drivetrains, and both are preserved." - Mt 9:17


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Does your chain have tight and loose spots? Your chainring might not be perfectly centered. I had a noisy drivetrain and then did this and it spins with relatively no noise. Also my components are not nearly as nice as yours.
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What do you mean if its centered?
And if it isnt, how can i make it right?

The chain isn't that old, bought it last march

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