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    go wake forest!!!! bandaidman's Avatar
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    how long should an ultegra chain last?

    i seem to only get 1000 miles (i'm a masher and ride a lot of hills)

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    It tastes like burning! deliriou5's Avatar
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    wowsers.... how often do you clean/lube your chain?

    and how do you tell when your chain needs replacing (do you go by chain stretch?)
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    Only 1,000 miles! So you probably change your chain more frequently than your tires. No way! I have 2,500 on mine and it still doesn't need to be replaced. And how often do you clean and lube your chain. Mine gets the treatment almost weekly.

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    They last untill they wear out.


    It all depends...masher, hills, poor maintenence = not long

    Spinner, flats, good maintenance = long time
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    go wake forest!!!! bandaidman's Avatar
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    actual mileage is about 1200miles but not that big a difference...maintenance is pretty good...at least weekly to every 10 days and usually after every really wet ride. i ride 5-6 days per week



    just got a new bike with campy chorus....should last longer

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