SRAM’s Chain Catcher Now Available Aftermarket

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SRAM today announced the availability of their new Chain Catcher as an aftermarket part. Initially an integrated part of SRAM’s RED-2012 YAW front derailleur, a kit available starting next month will bring the effective Chain Spotter to RED, Force, Rival, and Apex front braze on front derailleurs. The chain spotter is an integrated solution assuring accurate performance while protecting your frame.

The chain spotter is simple, easy to install, and goes on and off without affecting the front derailleur position or tuning. A 2.5 mm hex mounting screw fits right in the 4mm hollow threaded front derailleur mounting bolt.

The braze-on kit will MSRP for $36. A specifically designed clamp band in both 34.9 and 31.8 will also be available for frames that do not have a braze-on hanger – MSRP $32.

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Thien Dinh gained most his cycling knowledge the old fashioned way, by immersing himself in the sport. From 2007 to early 2013, Thien served as RoadBikeReview Site Manager, riding daily while putting various cycling products through its paces. A native of California, Thien also enjoys tinkering with photography and discovering new music.

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