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Old 09-06-10, 07:54 PM   #1
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Letters in Chainring Specs?

Looking at Specialized's site, some specs for chainrings also have letters:

44A x 32S x 22S

http://www.specialized.com/us/en/bc/...cname=Mountain

I searched a bit but didn't find anything on what the letters mean. Anybody know?
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That is the number of the teeth on the chain rings.
Don't know what the letters are?
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Don't know what the letters are?
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I'd guess... what they are made of .. A= aluminum, S= steel ..
a reasonable material choice for all 3 ..
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Looking at Specialized's site, some specs for chainrings also have letters:

44A x 32S x 22S

I searched a bit but didn't find anything on what the letters mean. Anybody know?
Aluminum and Steel.
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