I replaced my rear sprocket 5000 miles ago, at 13000 miles. I just discovered, while lubing the chain, that the new sprocket is already showing "hooking". I may be the culprit in that I've been riding with the rear shock on the softest setting . . . at 5' 5 1/2" I will do anything to get a lower saddle height, and fear that this, combined with riding some pretty rough roads, and often carrying considerable luggage, may have produced too much suspension travel, tightening the chain and causing the premature wear. I'm pretty anal about lubing the chain and making sure it has the proper amount of slack, so don't think that is the problem. Any thoughts at all would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
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