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Old 08-10-06, 06:07 PM   #1
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New chainring, What chain

I just put a new chaining on my Bianchi San Jose. A 48T Miche, which was the eonly one I could find with 135 BCD to match my also new Campy cranks. Anyway it is 1/8" the new chain I picked up to go with it is 3/32. The mathematically astute will quickly realize my dilemna. What size chain do I need to get?

Any help is appreciated.

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err, 1/8"

any bmw chain will work..i like the pc-9 sram single speed chain personally

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Old 08-10-06, 06:45 PM   #3
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err, 1/8"

any bmw chain will work..i like the pc-9 sram single speed chain personally

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Thanks for the info, I have a sram pc-49. What is bmw? I hope that isn't a stupid question.
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any bmw chain will work
bmw makes bicycle chains?!
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Old 08-10-06, 06:51 PM   #5
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Thanks for the info, I have a sram pc-49. What is bmw? I hope that isn't a stupid question.
he meant to say "bmx", and then i made fun of him
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D'oh
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izumi track chains are dope and not too too spendy. good shops in the fixie know should have them
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wow i completely butchered my post. i meant to say, yes, bmx not bmw. Also I run a pc-1 chain, not pc-49.... the pc-1 retails at like 15 bucks

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