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When you've replaced your cassette and chain and you're still getting slippage, the next logical thing to check is the chainset. The teeth up front wear down too and that can sometimes be the cause of slippage. It can be hard to distinguish between rear cog slips and doesn't necessarily occur across all cogs at the back as you assume it would.


Your problem sounds just like one I just fixed on my bike. Mine sat around unused for several years, then had a problem of slipping when I rode up hill, so sat another year. It slipped under higher load and not during shifting. The chain and sprockets looked fine so I figured it had to do with the freehub being gunked up. While I didn't have the tools to ...

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