Chain ring and bicycle derailleur setup are keys to maximizing shift performance. Topics for setup include:
- Recommended Equipment for use with WickWerks chainrings.
- Mounting WickWerks Chainrings to function well on the bike.
- Adjusting the Front Derailleur to move the chain properly and smoothly from chainring to chainring.
Rider Technique Topics:
Chainring performance is largely dependent on the shifting technique. To get the most from WickWerks technology, you may have to “unlearn” some bad habits and learn some new shifting paradigms. Topics for the rider:
- Proper Shifting for WickWerks Chainrings for best shifts.
- Avoiding Trouble Spots to keep the rings shifting fast.
Troubleshooting Topics: If something is not working as you expect, here are several ways to figure out the problem. Sometimes the trouble is in the setup, or perhaps in the shifting technique. Troubleshooting topics are:
- Troubleshooting Tips, a page dedicated to solutions.
WickWerks chainrings are fantastic performers, but they do require a little different approach than what you may be used to. Once you get them dialed in, you’ll never want to go back.
Use the links on these pages to learn about Mounting your WickWerks Chainrings, setting up your bike for maximum performance, Avoiding Trouble Spots, and troubleshooting any issues that may come up. Of course, links to all of these topics are also included in both the header and footer of each page.
If you do not find the topic or assistance you’re looking for here, please feel free to contact us with your questions.
Note: If your question is of a technical nature that concerns your specific bike or situation, please provide photos of the trouble area as well as a detailed description of the trouble, and what you have tried in resolution. Thank you.
What is chain suck?
What is cross chaining?
Avoiding Drivetrain Trouble
Adjusting the Front Derailleur
Mounting your WickWerks Chainrings
Proper Shifting with WickWerks Chainrings
Mounting WickWerks Chainrings on a SRAM Force 22