Introduction

This guide will show how to remove, disassemble, and replace the chainrings from the crank arm on a Giant Talon 29er bicycle. The chainrings should be replaced when the chain starts to skip teeth while riding.

Parts

Image 1/3: Unroute the chain from the chainrings. Image 2/3: Unroute the chain from the chainrings. Image 3/3: Unroute the chain from the chainrings.
  • Push the chain tensioner towards the front of the bicycle to release the tension on the chain.

  • Unroute the chain from the chainrings.

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  • Remove the 8 mm Hex screw from the crank arm.

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  • Remove the crank arm and chainrings by pulling the crank arm away from the bicycle frame.

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  • Remove the four 5 mm Hex screws that mount the crank arm to the chainrings.

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Image 1/3: Remove the crank arm from the chainrings. Image 2/3: Remove the crank arm from the chainrings. Image 3/3: Remove the crank arm from the chainrings.
  • Rotate the largest chainring 45 degrees in either direction.

  • Remove the crank arm from the chainrings.

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Conclusion

Reassemble your bicycle with the new chainrings by following these instructions in reverse order.

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