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Who makes big (>55) Track Chainrings

Old 09-26-18, 08:43 PM
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Who makes big (>55) Track Chainrings

Who makes big, bigger than 55T, track chainrings?

All of the NJS brands (SG75, Dura Ace) only go up 54, as that's the biggest NJS allowed chainrings.
  • Sugino makes the Zen line, but they're expensive.
  • Gebhardt make them and they're not too pricey.
  • Gr8 Designs does those custom orders from Oz.
  • Dixie flyer makes some, also I believe on a custom order basis.
  • I think Bespoke Chainrings makes some big ones, but they're also very pricey.

I've seen some international rides on Kronos and Ridea chainrings, but I can't figure out how one actually orders them. Perhaps they're largely a euro-only thing. Team GB also rides often on these all-black, mildly patterned/milled chainrings that have no identifying logos.

Thanks
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Old 09-27-18, 01:49 AM
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3DME is another Australian company that does big and custom engraving for a personalised touch
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I run GR8 rings. They cost about $65 USD each and then shipping is another $30 from Australia to the US. It's best to order more than one ring to minimize shipping. Most of the rings I have are fine, though some are a bit tight around the SRM spider.

I believe Rotor NoQ rings come large, but I had issues with those not fitting the SRM.

And if you want Kronos, PM me. I believe they cost about $100 each.
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Gebhardt and Bespoke.

My >55t chainrings are Gebhardt from theblackline.ca
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Old 09-28-18, 02:06 PM
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How about Pyramid
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Old 10-01-18, 11:42 AM
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Dixie Flyer offers up to 64t. They get ordered in batches, may take a few weeks to get them. I have a few and they seem very well made.
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Originally Posted by southernfox View Post
Gebhardt and Bespoke.

My >55t chainrings are Gebhardt from theblackline.ca
sorry to dig up an old post, but what are your thoughts on the Gebhardt chain rings?
I am looking to get a 56 & a 60t chain ring from them but canít find many reports on their quality.
I am guessing that no news is good news, as their arenít any complaint threads either, but would be good to hear from someone who uses them!
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Originally Posted by Kaben View Post
sorry to dig up an old post, but what are your thoughts on the Gebhardt chain rings?
I am looking to get a 56 & a 60t chain ring from them but canít find many reports on their quality.
I am guessing that no news is good news, as their arenít any complaint threads either, but would be good to hear from someone who uses them!
Gebhardt are great for the price. I donít have any myself but the strongest rider I know has a 60t and has been using it for years and rode it to a national record.

On another note and adding to the discussion, one of the Dutch riders, I think Harrie, had a pic of a new chainring from an Oz company on his IG stories.

And on yet another note, those Dixie rings are made by GR8 Designs
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I don't know if it's any help, but AeroCoach in the UK make a range of carbon chainrings between 55T and 65T called their 'Brute' range - see link here: https://www.aero-coach.co.uk/store/p...k-chainrings-1

They seem to be pretty keenly priced (£150 in the UK as opposed to double that for the equivalent Sugino Big Zen, for example). Might be worth a look - AeroCoach have a good reputation for their aero testing and their Aeox disc wheels.
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Old 11-25-18, 10:41 AM
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Originally Posted by FinkFloyd View Post
I don't know if it's any help, but AeroCoach in the UK make a range of carbon chainrings between 55T and 65T called their 'Brute' range - see link here: https://www.aero-coach.co.uk/store/p...k-chainrings-1

They seem to be pretty keenly priced (£150 in the UK as opposed to double that for the equivalent Sugino Big Zen, for example). Might be worth a look - AeroCoach have a good reputation for their aero testing and their Aeox disc wheels.
they certainly look cool and Iím sure the performance is great but I can get three gebhart rings for the same price!

On a different note, its strange that they are using a half link chain in the product images - I thought they were shown to have a lot more drivetrain friction than a standard style chain?
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Old 11-27-18, 10:56 PM
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The GR8 Rings are GREAT... unfortunately my legs are not.. I have my 55 hanging on the wall at home.
His chain whip that he makes is worth a look too.
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Old 12-24-18, 01:41 AM
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I just got a brand new FSA 54 on EBay for $40.00. No one else bid on it.
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https://www.retro-gression.com/colle...ainring-59-66t
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I purchased a 58 Gebhardt from Sonic Cycles in the UK, for £55 inc delivery which was a bargain.

Quality seems decent enough - not as nice as my DA rings for sure, but they seem stiff enough. Most importantly they are straight and seem decently round! Would buy again.
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Miche also does big chainrings for a very good price.

On the other hand, in my experience Gebhardtís rings donít last long.
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Anybody with experience with Kappstein Elite chainrings? Big (49-63t) and expensive (200 euros).
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Was hoping to live vicariously through other fancy members here.
Isn't that what the internet is all about?
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Isn't that what the internet is all about?
This is pretty much what I've been doing for the past 6-7 years through this forum
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Originally Posted by spartanKid View Post
Who makes big, bigger than 55T, track chainrings?

All of the NJS brands (SG75, Dura Ace) only go up 54, as that's the biggest NJS allowed chainrings.
  • Sugino makes the Zen line, but they're expensive.
  • Gebhardt make them and they're not too pricey.
  • Gr8 Designs does those custom orders from Oz.
  • Dixie flyer makes some, also I believe on a custom order basis.
  • I think Bespoke Chainrings makes some big ones, but they're also very pricey.

I've seen some international rides on Kronos and Ridea chainrings, but I can't figure out how one actually orders them. Perhaps they're largely a euro-only thing. Team GB also rides often on these all-black, mildly patterned/milled chainrings that have no identifying logos.

Thanks
I know we're on the Yobi Chainrings at GB, no idea where you get them from though
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I know we're on the Yobi Chainrings at GB, no idea where you get them from though
I think he just operates off of his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Yobi-Bike-Parts-450172982049828/about/?ref=page_internal

Some of the guys at my local track league have some of these rings and they are bloody lovely to look at.

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Originally Posted by Kaben View Post
I think he just operates off of his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pg/Yobi-Bik...=page_internal

Some of the guys at my local track league have some of these rings and they are bloody lovely to look at.
It looks like his FB page and website are down. Amazing looking pieces.
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