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Old 08-11-11, 11:12 AM   #1
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On-line souce for front rings? (UK preferably)

Hello,
can anyone help me with a reliable on-line source for front trackrings?
Preferably in the UK or someone who will post them quickly and reasonably priced. I have tried Chainreactioncycles, Terry Dolan, Ribbble, etc etc.
I am looking for 47T, 49T and 51T, 130 PCD, 1/8"

Thanks in anticipation .......
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Old 08-11-11, 01:26 PM   #2
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Not sure about UK stuff.. I got a new one at speedgoat.com recently for a pretty good price. (an FSA track chainring for $47) best price I saw. The FSA is 144BCD, but they did seem to have a decent selection.
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130 bcd and 1/8" rings arent really all that common but there are a few options over at http://www.velodromeshop.net/index.p...arent=215&pg=1 But you may want to save up for a nice set of 144bcd cranks rather than investing a bunch of money in your 130s.
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I got a few from sheldon brown, but I don't think they have any 1/8" rings.

I like this advice:
"But you may want to save up for a nice set of 144bcd cranks rather than investing a bunch of money in your 130s."
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Tom,

If you haven't invested much into your 130BCD system, maybe consider using 144 BCD cranks. 144 is the track standard. It will make finding (or borrowing) track chainrings a lot easier.
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I have a hunch the OP may be a time triallist, given his location, who may want to use a tt bike with track rings for a road event.
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thanks for advice re 144. The bike came with 130 and I already have a 48 and 50, so it wouldn't be economical to change whole chainset at this stage.
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thanks for advice re 144. The bike came with 130 and I already have a 48 and 50, so it wouldn't be economical to change whole chainset at this stage.
"This stage" is an early stage. You have only bought 1 extra ring over the one that came with the bike.

If you plan on taking training and/or racing seriously it would. If you don't buy 144 now, you will eventually.
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