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Singlespeed & Fixed Gear "I still feel that variable gears are only for people over forty-five. Isn't it better to triumph by the strength of your muscles than by the artifice of a derailer? We are getting soft...As for me, give me a fixed gear!"-- Henri Desgrange (31 January 1865 - 16 August 1940)

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Old 06-04-09, 12:14 PM   #1
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Quick Question: Sugino Messenger for 1x9

Is there any reason I won't be able to utilize Sugino Messenger crank arms for a 1x9 drivetrain? I'll be using a 9 spd. Ultegra rear derailleur. Any thoughts or experiences? I know this is a geared bike related question but still thought it would be best to ask here.

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Old 06-04-09, 12:40 PM   #2
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Should be fine with a 3/32 ring; not sure what the chainline to your gears of choice might look like with the standard bb....
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Old 06-04-09, 12:55 PM   #3
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I'm not sure if you will have issues with dropping your chain but if you do. Get this.

http://www.paulcomp.com/chainkeeper.html
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I plan on doing this. Third post down.

http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...hlight=monster
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