Repairing, maintaining, or replacing the chain on your bike that connects the front of the drivetrain (cranks, chainrings) to the back (cogs, cassette).

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What considerations are important when purchasing a new chain?

Are there any special types out there or are they pretty much all the same?
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How can I keep my chain from falling off the inner chainring? (specifically, from getting stuck in the bottom bracket)

I've got a mountain bike which occasionally drops the chain off the lowest gear, and then the chain gets stuck in the bottom bracket. This happens while pedalling. Once the chain is there, it takes ...
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How tight should my chain be?

I recently put new tires on my bike, and in so doing, removed and replaced the wheels. It seems that now my chain has more slack in it than before, and if I pedal backwards while in the smaller cog ...