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Old 01-06-08, 07:25 AM   #1
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New Chain length

I am building up a new/old bike and have to put on new chain. I do not have the old one so I need to know how to make it the proper length. I went to sheldon brown.com but could not find the info.
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http://sheldonbrown.com/derailer-adjustment.html#chain
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i jam my thumbs up and back into the tubes. this way i can point my fingers straight out in front to split the wind and attain an even more aero profile, and the usual fixed gear - zen - connectedness feeling through the drivetrain is multiplied ten fold because my thumbs become one with the tubing.
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And here's a video demonstration:
http://bicycletutor.com/calculate-chain-length/
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Parktools.com has several methods inc calculation.
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