Originally Posted by AdelaaR
What is so wrong with a chain that you do not want one?
Doesn't a belt have more friction and thus more resistance?
To quote an article I read about carbon belts vs. chains (which might be wrong, I'm no expert): The many benefits of a belt – nearly impossible to break or cut, long life, no grease, easier on pants legs, no rust, no stretching, low maintenance...
If belts have more friction, then I might be more inclined to get a chain instead. I also just learned that internal-hub gears have a bit of extra friction, making them less efficient than derailleurs, so...
Last edited by Hinrik; 07-14-10 at 12:40 PM.
Reason: Fix typo