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Old 01-01-10, 08:35 AM   #1
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Vuelta Pista track crankset spec

Does anyone know whether this crankset used a 3/32 or 1/8 chain? And what size bottom bracket for a 42mm chainline? I am building a fixie (cheap) on a Performance Scattante SSR frame. The frame calls for a 68mm bb. They are selling this crankset cheap at Nashbar.
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Nashbar's web site has a "Live Chat" link. Someone there should know the crank's specs.

Or contact Vuelta directly:

Vuelta USA
12350 Montague St. Unit L
Pacoima, CA 91331
USA
Bus: 818.686.3466 818.686.3466
Fax: 818.686.3468
Email: sales@vueltausa.com

Their web site doesn't list that cranks but they certainly should know it's details.

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And isn't it amazing that a bike-specific site like Nashbar often does not list crucial info about their products? Several times through the years I have resisted buying something at the last second simply because I was not sure what it was. Its like buying something from a poorly informed Ebay seller.

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When in doubt, just get 1/8" chain as it will work with either 3/32" or 1/8" drivetrain components.
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When in doubt, just get 1/8" chain as it will work with either 3/32" or 1/8" drivetrain components.
+1. And just as importantly for the fixie crowd, you can get 1/8" chains in a wide variety of festive colors for $10-$15.

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