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    Best singlespeed chain ? KHE Tanga Light ?

    Hello


    I'm trying to find a better chain for my single speed.


    Is this any good ?



    The "drillium" is tempting (and would match my crankset)... but is it stiff ?
    Last edited by bloom87; 09-02-10 at 09:28 AM.

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    Anyone ? what is your choice ? KMC ?

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    SRAM.

    PC-1 for single.
    PC-7X for fixed.

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    And in the 3/32 range ? The claimed weight on the KHE tanga light is like below 250...

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    I don't think you'll find too many weight weenies on this forum. I could care less what my chain weighs. Maybe try Road Cycling.
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    Weight weenies be gone!



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    drilllium & hollow pins make for good looks... last time I checked you guys here were into that...

    lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by bloom87 View Post
    drilllium & hollow pins make for good looks... last time I checked you guys here were into that...

    lol
    Nah, we kicked all them sissies out.
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    I don't get 1/8 on a single speed w/ freewheel tho...
    can someone explain why ?
    Last edited by bloom87; 09-02-10 at 03:16 PM.

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    All my chainrings are 1/8th. They always have been. All my chains are 1/8.

    Next up. Have you even been cranking through an intersection and busted a cheap 3/32 chain? Do you prefer teeth in your mouth?

    1/8 straight line. 3/32 variable chainline (geared bikes). 3/32 is just fine btw. See first point.

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    Can't go wrong with the kmc k710 sl.

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    i have been putting good tension (45/16 or even 52/16 going uphill) over mid-grade chain w/o a problem.... just how common is chain failure ?

    i think i'll pick up a KHE tanga light there are good reviews for good tension and lightness (if they're legit)

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    I've snapped three in my life. Three too many. One resulted in serious injury, the other two just pissed me off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Banzai View Post
    SRAM.

    PC-1 for single.
    PC-7X for fixed.
    I'm with the Doc.

    Chain failures are usually due to user error but I've snapped 2 chains on BMX, smaller drive train can also snap chains.

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