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Drive chain goes loose and tight on back wheel turn

When riding i get a grinding noise coming from the front sprocket. i adjusted the chain. when came back from a ride the noise was still the same. so put bike on paddock stand and turned the rear wheel only to find that the chain goes loose and every time a certain part of the back sprocket comes round it all tightens, as it goes passed loosens again. started up on paddock stand and put in gear grinding noise was deafening and chain seams to kick. now ordered new chain and sprockets , but is there something else what it could be. thanks alan

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No.That was the problem.The chain and the sprockets needed to be renewed.
When you will take, the rear sprocket's base, off the axle check it's bearing.Just put your finger in and turn it slowly to see if it "locks" instantly.It will be nice if you renew it now that you disassembling the chain drive system.

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