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    Posted: 26 Jun 2018 at 17:09
After going up in size on the rear sprocket the chain is now rubbing on the guard.

Not constantly but it obviously is when moving. I can't see an easy way of keeping it clear.

I know its very common for people to go up in teeth on the rear so what the trick to avoid rubbing?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Mikey Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 26 Jun 2018 at 18:28
Would a couple of washers under the guard solve the problem?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote andyisavinit Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Jun 2018 at 09:15
I will investigate further. Surely this is a common problem with people upping the rear sprocket? No?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Spoonz Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Jun 2018 at 10:03
Never heard of that. I have always run bigger sprockets without problem.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote IanG Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Jun 2018 at 10:30
I think I went 3 up on the rear and I've never had an issue,is yours a standard guard?
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Two up and no problem with mine (Gen2) 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Blender81 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Jun 2018 at 14:14
Sounds like there is more to it...but if not just get rid of the guard?
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote andyisavinit Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: 27 Jun 2018 at 14:22
i'll take a pic tonight and post it.

The only downside to removing I suppose is the guard stops gunk from the chain flying all over the bike and my legs.
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2 up on my gen 1 and nothing catches.
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