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    Question about bike chain..

    How can I tell if my bike takes a 1/8 or 3/32 chain? The chainring is a Rocket 42t and the freewheel (this is my single speed project, not my fixed gear) appears to be a no name brand. Both do not say what size chain is needed.
    Last edited by bkowa092; 12-20-08 at 01:13 AM.

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    measure the chains width

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    That's the problem. This is a project bike, so there is no chain on it yet.
    Is it safe to assume that since the chainring is for a bmx, that the chain needed is 1/8?

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    Any shop should be able to measure your freewheel and chainring in a few seconds for you and would definitely do it for free, if you were to buy a chain from them.

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    you can always run 1/8" chain on 3/32" drivetrain

    with that said 1/8" is loud even with a good chainline and I would do what I can to run 3/32"

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    Quote Originally Posted by jonestr View Post
    1/8" is loud even with a good chainline
    false.
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