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Anyone Know if they make a chain deflector that will fit a Trek carbon 5200 frame?

Old 06-09-05, 08:16 AM
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Anyone Know if they make a chain deflector that will fit a Trek carbon 5200 frame?

I am always afraid the chain may go off the small chainring and onto the frame especially in a race when you are not concentrating on shifting. It has happened a few times and my mechanic has tried everything and I even upgraded to DA 10 speed group, but it still has that tendency! I want a chain deflector, but the frame geometry of seattube is odd, and very thick and I have't seen a deflector that will work. Any suggestions would be great!
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Upgrading won't help if your mechanic can't set up your derailleurs correctly. A properly set up and maintained drivetrain shouldn't throw a chain. I would have found another mechanic before I spent the money to upgrade my drivetrain. As for chain deflectors, I don't think they always work correctly. i have actually had to rip them off of other prople's bikes to un-jam a chain that threw and got caught underneath the damned things.
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