You kept your old chain on through the winter -no sense ruining a brand new one on salty, dirty roads. Spring has sprung, so clean off your whip, and put on the Cutter 9 Speed Chain. The Cutter chain is made of nickel-plated steel, and features a PTFE coating to keep it spinning smoothly. The 9 Speed Chain weighs in at only 287 grams -more than 20 grams lighter than other nine-speed chains.
New to cycling and I don't have any Park tools and I want to see if my 9 speed chain is still within tolerance to keep it on the bike. As I said I don't have any Park tools but I do have a dial caliper to measure between links. What I don't have is what should a new chain measure between rollers? ... Read More »
I have an aluminum framed bike 27 speed on my trainer and a powertap wheel on my road bike (10 speed cassette) and want to use the powertap wheel to calibrate the trainer speed vs power curve. Do you think I can put the 10 speed wheel on the trainer bike to calibrate the trainer without swapping c ... Read More »
I'm helping a friend replace some components on his '98 Spec Allez. He picked up a new Campy 9-speed cassette but we can't seem to find a 9-speed Campy chain. Any reason he can't use a 10-speed Campy chain? Or should we look for a non-Campagnolo (KMC or other) 9-speed chain?
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Building a bicycle out of parts laying around in my garage.
Bike has 9 speed triple front crank with 8 speed chain and 8 speed cassette. Shifters are downtube 8 speed. Can I use a 9 speed rear derailleur or does the size of the 8 speed chain dictate an 8 speed rear derailleur ?
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I'm doing a bit of work on my LHT over the winter, I just found a Dura Ace FD 7803 triple front derailleur for a great deal and would like to replace the stock Tiagra FD.
I'm running IRD Defiant Triple cranks (48-36-24t) and the Tiagra was really fussy in the granny gear with a 20t capacity, I' ... Read More »