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Old 11-04-19, 08:26 AM
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Maybe I'm wrong, but I'm convinced all these chain problems nowadays are the result of 11 and 12 sp drivetrains along with the weight weenie craze necessitating a thinner gauge chain. BITD when I used to ride tons, chains never broke unless installed improperly. Sure we didn't ride 20,000 miles a year like some of you nuts guys, but we rode plenty.
Agree 100%. My Shimano Dura-Ace 7400 Standard-Six drivetrain pretty much never dropped a chain. Maybe once? And I rode thousands of miles/year on it. The chains lasted 10K miles easily, too!
Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Addiction is all about class.
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