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Old 12-28-04, 12:36 PM   #1
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Help! Need a quality new chain for classic 6 speed road bike

I'm riding a beautifully restored 1980's Razesa with the classic Super Record drivetrain and a Malliard 6 spd freewheel (not an ultra), 126 mm dropout.

Are there any good new non ultra chains out there?

Plus, is there a quick disconnect non ultra chain (like the new SRAM Powerlink chains) out there for this drivetrain?




Thanks for any guidance and tips on this.
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Old 12-28-04, 12:41 PM   #2
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I'm riding a beautifully restored 1980's Razesa with the classic Super Record drivetrain and a Malliard 6 spd freewheel (not an ultra), 126 mm dropout.

Are there any good new non ultra chains out there?

Plus, is there a quick disconnect non ultra chain (like the new SRAM Powerlink chains) out there for this drivetrain?




Thanks for any guidance and tips on this.
Use a Sram 8 speed.
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Old 12-28-04, 12:46 PM   #3
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Use a Sram 8 speed.
Thanks sydney.

I'm new to modern chain construction and application.

Can you recommend a model number and a place to buy one? I've scanned around and seen that most are ultra, with a wide price range.


Thanks again
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Old 12-28-04, 01:04 PM   #4
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Thanks sydney.

I'm new to modern chain construction and application.

Can you recommend a model number and a place to buy one? I've scanned around and seen that most are ultra, with a wide price range.


Thanks again
A pc 58 or 68. The 68 is silver and looks sexier. Try nashbar,performance,supergo, jensonusa or pricepoint. Any LBS should have one too.
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Nashbar periodically has deals for 6-spd rated chains as well, but I still agree with the sram.
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Old 12-28-04, 04:11 PM   #6
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No powerlink but if you want a NOS type chain ebay usually has classic regina chains listed. Some people claim they shift smoother with the old drivetrans.
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I second this idea....

If you want to keep it classic, get a NOS Regina Oro off ebay. Usually can be had for ~$25.
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PC 68 Sram chain, i think that includes a powerlink also
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Here's one from Loose Screws :chain
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SRAM PC-58 or PC-68.
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Here's one from Loose Screws :chain
Thanks for the link DD

And thanks to all for the feedback.


I think I'll try the SRAM w/powerlink, mainly because I want to be able to clean my chain more effectively, and if it isn't shifting smoothly as the Sachs Sedisport Iíve had on the bike Iíll go with a new Sachs.


Thanks to all again. I'll let you know which works best for me.
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