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Old 10-21-03, 01:29 PM   #1
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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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Old 10-21-03, 02:37 PM   #2
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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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Old 10-22-03, 01:35 AM   #5
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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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