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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 1:33 am 
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Just had some bad chain suck on a riders frame, they very much would like to continue riding the frame, however wanted to post on here and see what you fine folks thought.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:25 am 
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Just keep riding.

That's nothing at all.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:27 am 
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Awesome and thank you! I'll let her know


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 3:03 am 
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Ride it...it looks fine. But before you ride it get some Lizard Skin leather patches and place them on both the side and underside of your chainstay behind your chainring, then figure out what caused the chainsuck...was it a poorly executed shift? dirty chain? wrong chain length? bent rear der hanger? bent chainring tooth?
EM3

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 8:31 am 
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I ve seen this before on an sworks frame. No real damage other than esthetic. Needs a k-edge chain catcher.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 6:58 pm 
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I would fill in the gouges with clear nail varnish also. It looks to be confined to the cosmetic layer of the carbon.

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:19 pm 
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Sand down and re-spray with clear coat, add frame protectors.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 7:33 pm 
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Worse damages than that can be repaired nowadays, no reason to get a new frame.


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:19 pm 
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GASer wrote:
Needs a k-edge chain catcher.


...a chain catcher is for a avoiding a dropped chain, not chainsuck. EM3

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:38 pm 
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em3 wrote:
GASer wrote:
Needs a k-edge chain catcher.


...a chain catcher is for a avoiding a dropped chain, not chainsuck. EM3


Absolutely.

Very often, dirty chain...


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2013 10:40 pm 
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Hardly touched the surface!


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PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 12:58 am 
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Quite often the chainstays are glued over a "lug" which sprouts from the BB and this makes that area VERY thick (and strong) , its hard to tell how far from the BB shell that damage is but I agree it dosn't look bad


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