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Old 02-26-06, 12:27 PM
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Originally Posted by Maelstrom
Welcome the skinny ass weak, roadie chain
I had to welcome that a long time ago when I switched to 9-speed. The Shimano CN-7700 chain that came with my XTR group snapped a sideplate a couple of months after I got it. I switched over to SRAM and then later Wippermann and haven't had a problem but I suspect that unless chainmakers do something special when 10-speed MTB groups rollout, we're going to be seeing even a higher rate of chain failures than we did with 9-speed.
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