Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Boston Burbs
Bikes: Diamondback Sorrento, 1978(ish) Peugeot PRN10e
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8 speed chain on a 9speed MTB ring?
looking to replace my smashed up cranks and while I'm at it I thought that I'd bump up a ring size to get more top end since I have a 34t big back sprocket. So I'm looking at a 48t (largest) crank that says that it's compatible with NINE speeds but the bike is EIGHT speeds. I know this sounds like a dumb question but I have been amazed at the tiny things that make a HUGE difference (and the HUGE things that make NO difference) when tinkering with bikes. So, will this ring work?
"I'm built like a marine mammal. I love the cold! "-Cosmoline
"MTBing is cheap compared to any motorsport I've done. It's very expensive compared to jogging."-ColinL
1999-ish Diamondback Sorrento (I'm not Dead Yet! I feal happy. I think I'll go for a walk!)
1980ish Raleigh Marathon (Vintage Steel)
2007 Gary Fisher Advance (giving the Sorrento a break)
2006 Trek 820 (Captain Amazing)
2010 Specialized Tricross (Back in Black)
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