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Absolute Black chainrings and 142mm thru-axle bikes

Old 06-16-19, 08:00 AM
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Absolute Black chainrings and 142mm thru-axle bikes

I'm considering Absolute Black 46 & 30 chainrings on a Shimano R7000 crankset on a bike with disc brakes and a 142mm thru-axle.

I've installed these chainrings on a 6800 Ultegra crankset in combination with a 130mm quick release rear hub on a rim brake bike. The chainline is significantly inboard of the stock set-up. I find that perfect adjustment of the derailleur and archiving totally quiet operation is elusive.

Does the chainline also cause issues on 142mm rear axles? I would expect the chain-line to become an issue while combining the small chainring with the smaller cogs.

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Old 06-16-19, 04:07 PM
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I have the same setup with my R8000 crankset and they work perfectly! As always; you should try to avoid crosschaining (Small to Small).
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