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Replaced chain, bike makes grinding noise?

Recently, I started going to a community bike shop to learn how to maintain and service my own bike. Ever since I changed the old, worn-out chain to a new chain with a master link, I've been ...
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Bicycle keeps 'skipping a beat'

Bicycle keeps 'skipping a beat', especially when I exert more force, or go uphill. I don't know what you call this. What is the problem and how can I resolve it? Lubricating it helps get rid of the ...
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Rear derailleur shifting poorly, skipping gears

I've got a Shimano Sora on a 8-gear cassette, and have odd behavior and skipping, shifting under stress. This started with a trip to the mechanic for a tune up which replaced the chain. I had some ...
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Can the Tensioner Spring go Bad on a Rear Derailleur?

My bike chain has been "skipping", so I've gone through the obvious: I replaced the chain I replaced the smallest cassette cog, which was showing significant wear After my replacements I noticed ...
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What could be the reason for chain skipping

My chain is skipping only on the smallest sprocket, and it skips with every crank turn. The chain is not stretched. Also, chainrings are almost new. Could this freewheel be the reason, it doesn't seem ...