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Only 500 km from new? Sounds like cable stretch where the inner cable increases in length from new as it beds in. Did you use up your free service? Most new bikes from shops come with a 2-8 week "tweakup" to fix minor things like this. If you bought the bike off the web, then its up you to fix it. Firstly check out your brake line - there should be some ...


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This sounds like a stiff or separated link in your chain. There are other options, but this would be easy to eliminate, and a likely cause. Get off the bike, and very slowly pedal backwards while looking at the chain as it passes through the rear derailleur. A stiff or broken link should jump as it goes through the derailleur. If the chain starts to ...


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I wouldn't expect to throw the chain inwards or outwards (at least on my 3x8 setup) if the limit screws are correct. This is true whatever sprocket I'm using and even if I push the lever the wrong way (it's not unknown when I'm tired especially if I've recently been riding another bike). That said you shouldn't be shifting like that as you acknowledge. ...


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The chain will typically slip under the following conditions: 1. the chain is worn out (this can be measured with a cheap tool, or by your LBS). 2. the cassette is worn out 3. one or more of the chainrings (the cogs on the crankset) is worn out 4. the chain and/or cassette/cogs/pulley wheel are dirty and full of oil/road-grit/gunk. These can occur ...


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Assuming that the cabling is clean, that the derailleur is nicely indexed and well alligned, the derailleur hanger not bent, and the chain correctly moves lateraly +/- 4mm for each gear up or down, then I would have a look at the distance between the upper jockey pulley and the sprockets. The distance should be on all sprockets less than 25 mm and more than ...



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