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Old 12-15-06, 11:11 AM   #1
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SRAM 9-speed chain on a single speed?

I am converting a frame I have to a single speed, and I'm wondering if I can use a new SRAM 9-speed chain that I have. I will be using a standard road double crank and getting the Nashbar conversion kit that comes with cogs and a chain tensioner. Will this chain work with the cogs it comes with?

http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?sku=14063

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Yes. Unless your chainring is 1/8".
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I have not used the nashbar cog, but my guess is that it will work fine.
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looks like it's designed for that chain. If it doesnt fit, just get a cheap singlespeed chain thats 1/8 in wide
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The cog is 3/32, so the cog and chain are compatible. It just depends on your chainring now.
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