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    What do you think a titanium 210g 10sp chain is worth?

    Hey guys. I just picked up a titanium 10sp chain from YBN (taiwan manufac). Maybe I paid to much The Chain supposed weight is 210g, and i weighed it out of the box at 237g, with lots of wax and lubricant on it.

    My question is... what would you consider paying for a titanium chain assuming runs well. I will post my experience with this chain as I try it out over this year.

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    if the high wear rate on Ti cassette cogs is any indication, any amount of money for a Ti chain is a waste.

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    I still buy $6 chains, so what would I know?
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Do they wear the cassette cogs quicker?? I have never heard that before.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rippledj View Post
    Do they wear the cassette cogs quicker?? I have never heard that before.
    much quicker, yes. as a matter of fact, i choose chorus cassettes over record for my bike to get steel cogs.

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    $41

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    Quote Originally Posted by rippledj View Post
    Do they wear the cassette cogs quicker?? I have never heard that before.
    Ti chains don't wear cogs faster, Ti cogs wear faster than steel.

    OP: I'm a cheap bastard, so my number ($$) doesn't count, but $35
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    Quote Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
    $41
    Yes I'd say $41. Not $40.99. $41

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    Quote Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
    $41

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    Quote Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
    $41
    well done sir.
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    answers probably the same as on WW.
    Last edited by Forza; 12-08-10 at 12:22 AM. Reason: wrong forum cited. fixed.
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    Looks to be about $80.00 U.S. for this chain...

    http://road.cc/content/review/12303-...sl101-ti-chain

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    Quote Originally Posted by Doohickie View Post
    I still buy $6 chains, so what would I know?
    You know that you don't have to pay a lot for a decent chain and that you pay a lot to shave off a few grams.


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    19.99, but only if it comes with a Slap Chop.
    mmmm coffeee!

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    Hahah.. thanks for the fun thread guys. I'll see about the cog wear soon I guess. I hope it stands up to the slamming I will dish out. hah.

    $41.. used.. .?? as is...

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    well Record chains are about $45-50... FWIW

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sixty Fiver View Post
    You know that you don't have to pay a lot for a decent chain and that you pay a lot to shave off a few grams.

    ...and I eschew cassettes of greater than 7 gears.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    $41

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    It's just not the same without umd jumping me for posting in here.
    I stop for people / whose right of way I honor / but not for no one.



    Originally Posted by bragi "However, it's never a good idea to overgeneralize."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
    $41
    how much would you pay for a helmet cam that can record single track trail runs?

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