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Old 12-07-10, 02:31 AM   #1
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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?
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Do they wear the cassette cogs quicker?? I have never heard that before.
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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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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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Yes I'd say $41. Not $40.99. $41
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answers probably the same as on WW.
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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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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.
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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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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.
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It's just not the same without umd jumping me for posting in here.
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