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Old 04-18-06, 11:54 PM   #1
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Sram chain on Shimano drive train components

Is it ok to do this or is it better to use a shimano chain on shimano components. I just want to get the sram chain because of the convienient powerlink.
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Old 04-19-06, 12:03 AM   #2
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it will work fine as long as you pair 8spd with appropriate.. and 9sp with appropriate...

i prefer a sram chain.. im not sure why.. but i do..
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You can use SRAM powerlink on a shimano chain. I use it on my old bike that has 9speed. Haven't noticed any problems.
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Is it ok to do this or is it better to use a shimano chain on shimano components. I just want to get the sram chain because of the convienient powerlink.
If you ask those who have tried it: Works, is cheaper, and more convenient.
If you ask Shimano: Does not work, will destroy your bike, will kill you.
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I just upgraded a friend's GT bicycle drivetrain : original 8 speed cassette, Deore rear and front dereilers, Truvativ isoflow cranks and chain SRAM PC-48. So far, so good.
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