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When I am pedaling harder on a slope, the chain sometimes skips or get detached

This is an easy fix albeit I will caution you, what I refer to as 'chain jumping' is one of the more dangerous scenarios when riding a bicycle. Each time it jumps, from pushing hard on the pedal, the ...
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When I am pedaling harder on a slope, the chain sometimes skips or get detached

Looking at the last update, it looks like the chain is worn out. The chain should mesh with the chainring all over its length, but in the video I see gap between the chain and teeth even before the ...
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When I am pedaling harder on a slope, the chain sometimes skips or get detached

From the videos, it appears that your chain is not seating on the teeth of the largest chainring. When the chain is not fully engaged/seated on the chainring, the behavior you are showing in the ...
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I think my MTB chain is modified ( shortened )

We can't know, there are too many variables. There are however plenty of methods to determine a suitable chain length. One of the simplest is to make sure that it's just long enough to go round the ...
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How do I attach this master link on the chain?

These master links require using the chain as a lever on either end to subtly bend the link, and press the plate on with your thumbs. The risk of using force with pliers is that it may damage the ...
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How do I attach this master link on the chain?

I had one of those installed by a bike shop on my recumbent trike with 3 x 9 gearing, so if yours is the same it is for 8 or 9 speed chain, not for 11 speed. Installing them requires a special tool or ...
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Front derailleur at limit, but still heavy chain rub on cage

After some back and forth, the issue turned out to be related to lack of tension on the cable. To increase tension, I put the derailleur into a position near the "trim position" (one click ...
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Front derailleur at limit, but still heavy chain rub on cage

I have the impression that it is a low limit screw issue, but am surprised that the bike shop didn't think about it if it is the origin of the problem (it is one of the first adjustments to make when ...
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Front derailleur at limit, but still heavy chain rub on cage

Unfortunately I don't have enough reputation to make a comment so I should probably not be proposing an answer :D There might spacers between the chain ring and the chain guard (although this is an ...
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Chain stuck between chainring and frame

Just happened to me. I stopped pedaling immediately. I had no tools with me. I was 40km from home. I think I was lucky.. I didn’t force the chain forward rather I leant the bike on a bush and gave the ...
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My bicycle's front derailleur rubs with my bicycle chain

No, it's not normal. The front derailleur is adjusted by three mechanisms: Indexing. This sets position of derailleur on two biggest chainrings. Position on smallest chainring is set by low limit ...
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How to immerse wax a chain?

Gosh, I've been waxing chains since 1977, making most of the mistakes warned against here except for starting a fire. I have learned that a very clean chain is essential for BEST results, but VERY ...
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Strategy for waxing (reinstaling) 12 speed chains

There are, in fact, reusable 12s quick links. The Wipperman Connex 12s link just became available. It should be reusable for the entire life of the chain, as it doesn't snap closed. It relies on the ...
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