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When peddling bike seems to try to shift gears

When riding the bike either the chain rides up or it wants to shiift gears. it does it more when it is under a load such as a hill. it does not shift gears when it does this but thats what it feels like.

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There may be some chain links that do not move freely. turn the pedal slowly backwards and check for siezed links, as it goes through the deraileur.

A worn chain can do this as well, unfortunately you usually have to change the chain and sprocket cluster as a pair. If you just put a new chain on a similar problem can occur.

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