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Old 06-29-08, 04:46 PM
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chain jumps/skips, but parts are ok!

here's the deal: 2005 C'dale Bad Boy, 9 speed.
Lately, and quickly getting worse, the chain jumps under pressure. The chain and cassette have several thousand miles on em, but are not worn out! I get exactly 12", pin/pin when I measure the chain. The tops of the sprocket teeth are square. (I take care of my bikes) It happens in 7th & 8th gears, mostly 8th. (Of course, these are the two I use most often)
What else could it be?
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The valleys are probably worn and elongated.
 
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That doesn't really sound like a hanger alignment issue to me, but I'd have it checked anyway. In fact, anytime that a rear derailleur doesn't respond to normal tuneing processes, the first thing that I do is check the hanger alignment. Most of the time that fixes it.
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