i was just wandering if i removed the 3rd large chain ring and replaced it with a bash guard, would it then make it possible for me to remove some chain links because i want a tighter chain with less slack as now i am doing more downhill riding i dont want the chain to clang and bash around as much.
If it is the correct thing to do, does anyone know how many links i would have to remove and how do you do it?
I have a 27 speed set up, a long cage deore lx rear derailur, a standard shimano f. deraliur and most importantly a shimano deore hollowtech 2 crankset, so from this info can anyone suggest if it would work?
So if anyone could help, it would be very greatful.
2007 Surly Long Haul Trucker 54cm (Commuting/Wanna' go tour so bad), 1985 Trek 670 21" (Road), 2003 Gary Fisher Tassajara 17" (MTB), Cannondale DeltaV 600 (commuterized MTB), some junker bikes in my garage
Use the Sheldon method for checking your chain length.