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    running 3/32 ring and 1/8 chain and cog?

    No big deal? does it help with chainline? should I get matching stuff instead?

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    It should work fine
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    works just fine I've been running this setup for over a year now

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    I hear it works fine and that it's better than 1/8" chain on a 3/32" cog, because the big round ring does a better job of keeping the chain in line.

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    totally fine. i've done it before.

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    Yup, same here.
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    I haven't had any problems with this setup.

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    its what im running now

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    Had that setup on my last bike (since jacked).

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    Im riding this set up too, and have been riding it without a problem for sometime. Is it a good idea though to switch my ring to an 1/8? for say.. chain life/chain wear? ring ware.. etc?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hazylines
    Im riding this set up too, and have been riding it without a problem for sometime. Is it a good idea though to switch my ring to an 1/8? for say.. chain life/chain wear? ring ware.. etc?
    i was actually wondering which chain lasts longer 1/8 or 3/32?

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    just installed this setup last night... its perfectly silent still, good.

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    I would think the 1/8 would last longer as its beefier. Mine actually got noticably quiter with a little phil wood grease.

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    ring wears quicker if it is a thin one. less surface area on the teeth for wear. If you run an 1/8 chain with a thin cog, it wears MUCH quicker. My bro destroyed a surly cog in 1000 miles that way. When I say destroyed, it was BAD, teeth profile was totally ruined!

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