Originally Posted by Creative Engineering
Yes...and also look at the chain from the rear of the bike to see if it's twisted. Spin the wheel a bit...have a look...spin a bit more, and have another look.
I've had new chains that were twisted for about a foot, maybe a foot and a half.
Now I think you got it pinned. It is a bit twisted for about a foot or so. Can it be straightened or am I looking at another expense?