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Hi, the crank slips around as you are peddling, how can I fix it? Thanks

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Evaluate what is really happening. The chain has to engage in the teeth both front and rear or it will seem to slip.

If your drive train is original, high-mileage and/or under-maintained you probably have worn gears and a 'stretched' chain.

http://sheldonbrown.com/chains.html

http://bicycletutor.com/chain-wear/


Total replacement is the only way to resolve worn

Incorrect rear derailleur adjustment will allow unintentional shifting between adjacent gears which sometimes feels like skipping.

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/rear-derailler-adjustments-derailleur

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