Bike Forums - View Single Post - Updating wheels on an Ironman?
View Single Post
Old 03-29-20, 06:57 PM
mstateglfr's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Des Moines, IA
Posts: 10,300

Bikes: '18 class built steel roadbike, '19 Fairlight Secan, '87 Schwinn Prelude, Black Mountain Cycles Monstercross V4, '89 Novara Trionfo, '18 Diamondback Syncr

Mentioned: 92 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4014 Post(s)
Liked 978 Times in 630 Posts
Originally Posted by N2motorsports View Post
So, over thinking it, will the narrower chains work on front rings now?
It isnt officially recommended.
But in practice, it works. I've done 9sp chains with rings that were originally for 6 and 7sp drivetrains. Works fine. The lack of ramps on the rings makes shifting not as fast as modern, but the chains work fine.
mstateglfr is offline