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Old 02-21-06, 04:35 PM   #1
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Chainstay wrap

What is the purpose of the wrapping/ painting or other materials applied to the chainstay of touring bikes?
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Old 02-21-06, 05:04 PM   #2
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To keep the chainstay from getting chipped by the chain when it flaps up and down (which will happen sometimes).
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