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Old 10-24-04, 01:51 PM   #1
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chainwheel teeth amount help

i need to buy a new chainwheel for my haro mirra pro and the problem is the chainwheel i want (the black kink OG chainwheel on danscomp), might not work. My bike shop says I need a chainwheel thats 44t to match up with my hub, the problem is the black (I dont want silver) kink OG only comes in 43t and 45t, would those work, and if one of them would work, which one would be better for street?
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Old 10-24-04, 02:14 PM   #2
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The kink bends.. get a tree sproket.. best street sproket you can get in my opnion.
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Old 10-24-04, 02:37 PM   #3
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i have a price range from about 10 to 35 bux
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Old 10-24-04, 08:06 PM   #4
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save 20 more and you have a tree... why spend now for something that will bend in a few months when you can save up for one month if necessary and buy one that will not.
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Best sprocket on the market.
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Old 10-25-04, 07:22 AM   #6
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because iv putten enuff money into this dang bike as it is, wat about premium?
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Old 10-25-04, 10:12 AM   #7
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tree is where it is at...
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Old 10-25-04, 01:17 PM   #8
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just get a tree or save a little more get an rnc they have a lifetime warranty
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ON SUBJECT: Your LBS owner is a moron, once again.

You can run a 30 tooth sprocket if you want (actually, that would probably hit the brakes if they are chain stay mounted)... Anyways, you can run anywhere from about 42 to 46 without a drastic change in how you pedal. The more teeth, the harder it is to pedal, but the faster you go. The less teeth, the easier it is to pedal, but the slower you go.

Add more teeth, and you may need another link in your chain.

Take teeth away, and you may need to take a link out of your chain.

Over ONE tooth though, you probably can just switch it and it won't really affect your chain that much.
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what do you run on the hub?
im just wondering
because ive tried riding a 39/16 and thats to small for me
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Old 10-26-04, 01:25 PM   #11
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ON SUBJECT: Your LBS owner is a moron, once again.
my LBS has a person whos really skilled at bmx and knows quite a bit about the bikes
hes pretty good at street, and some flatland, ive seen some tricks
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Old 10-26-04, 08:21 PM   #12
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premiums suck they break too easy and there not made in the us. get a tree, or a rnc.
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Old 10-27-04, 05:39 PM   #13
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well i dont actually know wat size hub it has, all i know is the bike store owner said i should have one with 44t, ill check into that tree that everyones sayin
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wait its silver the one that was suggested
get it painted and i heard about putting it in an oven and for 20 minutes and it should be REALLY hard to take off
maybe i read it rong but its something like that
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i run 30 tooth and it don't hit me brakes and yes they are on the bottom bracket.
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if you run small (33 or so) sproket and you aren't happy with how fast it goes, but like the size, can you get a smaller freewheel and make it harder to pedal so you go faster?
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