Chains?

Discussion in 'Cycling Equipment' started by senator52, Mar 26, 2006.

  1. senator52

    senator52 New Member

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    I just snapped my chain whilst sprinting at well over 40kmph and the now the old bike I have is in severe disrepair. It however would make more sense right now to rebuild the bike I have by just replacing chain and wheels rather than spending alot of money on a new bike. What should I look for in a chain?
     
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  2. hd reynolds

    hd reynolds New Member

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    Compatibility with your drivetrain.
     
  3. John M

    John M New Member

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    With the narrower 10s chains, make sure that they are installed properly. They are much more finicky than the wider 7-8s chains and can be damaged or weakened by improper installation.

    See this discussion from velonews posted during last years TDF.

    http://www.velonews.com/tour2005/tech/articles/8534.0.html

    All of the main brands--Campagnolo, Shimano, Wipperman, SRAM, and KMC make decent chains, although different people may have their preferences.
     
  4. TWOPBikeGuy

    TWOPBikeGuy New Member

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    A Note on Campi chains, they do not sell pins to replace or remove the chain, once its on, its on, and once its off, thats it! Im a sprinter and have had no problems with the C10-Ultra
     
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