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Old 05-01-06, 02:18 PM   #1
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new freewheel before doing the transam

Hello,

i'm planning to do the transam route(4400mi). My current freewheel and chain been used <2000 miles and are in good condition.
Is it critical chage them before the start of the tour?

thanks,
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Old 05-01-06, 02:26 PM   #2
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Hello,

i'm planning to do the transam route(4400mi). My current freewheel and chain been used <2000 miles and are in good condition.
Is it critical chage them before the start of the tour?

thanks,
Pacho
I wouldn't think you'd need to change them (assuming the chain is not stretched), but definitely at least bring an extra chain.
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Old 05-01-06, 05:32 PM   #3
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If you have any concerns, buy a new chain before you leave - they're cheap. The cassette should be fine. However, you should pass plenty of bike shops enroute in case you need a new chain along the way.
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