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 Post subject: Chain length
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 1:30 pm 
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What's the best way to determine a new chains length ?


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 Post subject: Re: Chain length
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 3:01 pm 
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Location: Hornchurch
Count the links and the answer is in inches :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Chain length
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 3:04 pm 
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Location: Cheshunt
I normally work it out when it's on the biggest gear on both ends and work it out with the chain fully stretched round and add two extra links.

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 Post subject: Re: Chain length
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 3:23 pm 
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Cheers mooh I had 4 breaks on my last ride so the usual measure against old was out of the question :)


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 Post subject: Re: Chain length
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 3:48 pm 
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Location: Chelmsford
This should be of help.

http://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-hel ... gth-sizing

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 Post subject: Re: Chain length
PostPosted: Sat Apr 05, 2014 6:46 pm 
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Round both large cogs front and back and not through the rear derailleur and add two links

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 Post subject: Re: Chain length
PostPosted: Sun Apr 06, 2014 10:47 am 
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^^wot jon said^^ ;)


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