Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: Annandale, New Jersey
Bikes: 2014 Surly Steamroller, 1989 Nishiki Altron
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48 tooth chainrings died off 11 years ago.
The mass change to 4 arm cranks did away with the 48. Since it would be too much of a chainring and would flex under stress and going to more speeds eliminated the need to run such a big chainring.
Last edited by Dannihilator; 01-14-11 at 10:37 PM.