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Old 09-02-05, 04:36 PM   #1
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what's the easiest way to ID a track ring?

So I got overly-excited and bought a large lot of chain rings on e-Bay. Some are road rings, some track. What's the easiest way to ID which are which? Thanks!
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Old 09-02-05, 06:11 PM   #2
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pins and ramps = not track
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1/8" width==track
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track is traditionally 1/8. road's 3/32. if a road chain won't sit on it, it's track.

edit: forget it. dolly just made me look stupid.
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what's the easiest way to ID a track ring?
If you want to know maker, model, year of manufacturing, quality and a few stories related to the type of chainring, just post a pic here.
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If you want to know maker, model, year of manufacturing, quality and a few stories related to the type of chainring, just post a pic here.
Thanks - if I run into any that stump me, I'll take you up on the offer!
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