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Don't sweat it - we all learn from our mistakes. I remember my bike started dying on me one day whenever I would get off the gas, pull in the clutch and start slowing down at low speeds. At first I thought something was seriously fubar with the engine or god knows what but it was only then when I learned what a fucked up chain feels like. The chain was so messed up that some of the tight spots it had would stall my bike whenever I attempt to come to a stop.
Made the 300 mile ride back home in one piece and changed my chain and sprockets for the first time. Live and learn ..
|The Following User Says Thank You to I-Jo For This Useful Post:||
Aside from the fact that its good practice to replace the sprockets and chain at the same time, given the fact that the chain was in constant friction in places it wasn't made to be, I wouldn't be riding that bike without a new one. Take a look at your chain links, then imagine a can opener blade running through 'em at speeds over and over...
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