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03-16-24, 08:04 AM
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Posted By cuyd

Honestly I think that my aggressive riding...

Honestly I think that my aggressive riding combined with 53x18 gearing could also have something to do with it. In my area there's a lot of intersections and usually I'm not into cutting red lights...
02-27-24, 11:33 AM
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Views: 1,366
Posted By cuyd

Here's a picture of my chainline: ...

Here's a picture of my chainline:

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02-26-24, 06:09 AM
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Posted By cuyd

I am also wondering on chain weight, it seems...

I am also wondering on chain weight, it seems that 410 in Izumi name is it's weight in grams. Seems that many 1/8" chains are around 410 grams(including things like Wippermann Connex 108) while SRAM...
02-24-24, 06:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By cuyd

I know that in normal conditions it's poor...

I know that in normal conditions it's poor maintenance that kills most chains, but you have to take in account that the load on drivetrain is highest when you're doing something odd, like sprinting...
02-24-24, 09:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By cuyd

Honestly this is one of the things that is...

Honestly this is one of the things that is boggling me. On one hand I know that some people can have their chains running for 2000 miles without issue and on the other hand I know people who...
02-21-24, 03:04 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By cuyd

At this point I'm more like wondering is...

At this point I'm more like wondering is nickel-plating worth those few extra bucks. I had nickel-plated Connex chains that rusted on outer plates after few months of normal use, oddly it was faster...
02-21-24, 07:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By cuyd

Interesting that SRAM PC-1 has such negative...

Interesting that SRAM PC-1 has such negative reviews. My experience with low-end SRAM chains only comes from PC-850 on geared bikes, and honestly I can't say a bad word about it. But upon tougher...
02-20-24, 11:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,366
Posted By cuyd

New chain, SRAM vs Izumi

Hey, I got my singlespeed all-weather commuter and I need a new chain. It has 53T chainring taken from 10-speed road bike and 18T cog taken from 8-speed bike so both 1/8" and 3/32" chains can fit....
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