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The front mech may have been misaligned and you've applied weight at a moment when it's not fully shifted. Your weight has bent the chain ring. I have bent a SR Suntour chainring in a similar manner. Halfords have grounds to say it's a user vs a product issue and may not replace it. Depends on the store and the sales person on the day or how hard you're ...


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What happened at the moment it bent? Were you in a super low gear and booting the pedal down? You said earlier its a Halfords bike, which to me is a BSO made of cheap metal for the lowest price. Is this it? http://www.halfords.com/cycling/bikes/mountain-bikes/voodoo-bizango-29er-mountain-bike Curiously its priced well above the normal level for ...


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This could have also been a loose mounting bolt causing the excessive gap. So here's the way warranty works. The bike shop looks at your bike. They make a recommendation to the manufacturer about what caused the defect. If they believe it was loose bolts on the small sprocket from the factory slightly bent sprocket from the factory, made worse by the ...


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A chain shouldn't even come close to fitting between the chain rings if all the parts are selected to work together. Either the bike was built using badly matched components or something was wrong (bent) to start with. I suspect the latter as that's a chainset for 10 speed chains - unless that was specified but a different model was fitted in error. It's ...


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The load is spread across more teeth on the chainrings than on the cassette, so they tend to last quite a bit longer. If they said your chainrings are fine, then they are probably no problem. derailleurs don't really have many parts that can wear out. There isn't much load being placed on the jockey wheels, so they can last quite a long time. The spring ...



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