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    chain question

    yeah, i'm new to this so theres gonna be lots of questions. whats the differences and advantages between 3/32 and 1/8'' chains.
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    1/8 chainrings and cogs are thick and therefore less prone to flex. Plus most track gear is 1/8. Much easier to borrow in a pinch.

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    Sounds like a worthy upgrade, thanks
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    chain width

    Some of the Spanish trackkies prefer 3/32" chains.

    Some 3/32" "Track" rings are the same thickness as 1/8"(+/- 4mm)examples: Blackspire and Cycle Underground

    http://www.kenhart.com/track/FAQ_Roa...ack_Chains.pdf
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    thanks for the link.
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