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    Chainsuck problems bad.

    I think it's due to the front chain ring. Praxis cadet, the teeth are very square compared to other chain rings. Even narrow wide rings are more rounded than this. I assume that they do it to reduce chain drop and stuff but any time my chain gets any little bit of mud or silt in it, abnormal chain suck occurs. The guy I ride with suggests a different chain ring and hopefully that fixes it? Any other thoughts?

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    Yup, probably new chainring time. Best yet: get rid of all but one ring. Wide range one-by drivetrains rool. Adios chainsuck forever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sparticus View Post
    Yup, probably new chainring time. Best yet: get rid of all but one ring. Wide range one-by drivetrains rool. Adios chainsuck forever.
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    Already is 1x. 94 bcd. Ouch. Anyone have any suggestions?

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    You could try a different chain, I've seen that solve chainsuck problems before. If not it seems like a different ring might be the only solution, that or avoid dirt.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hbnel5on View Post
    Already is 1x. 94 bcd. Ouch. Anyone have any suggestions?
    Oh damn. Seriously? My hatred for chainsuck is why I went to 1x. Sorry & good luck.
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    As a last resort, you could try filing a chamfer on the leading and tailing edges of each tooth so that it clears the chain.

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    Check to make sure your chain length is correct. A clutch rear derailleur may help keep the chain more taut.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aliikane View Post
    Check to make sure your chain length is correct. A clutch rear derailleur may help keep the chain more taut.
    Shimano xt m8000 is clutched

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