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Smallest Victory/Triomphe/116 chainring made?

Old 04-27-22, 09:29 AM
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Smallest Victory/Triomphe/116 chainring made?

The smallest I see on that auction site is 42T, same as what I have, but that BCD will go down to 35.

Which would be just fine...
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Old 04-27-22, 09:51 AM
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I've modified (crudely) a 36t 110mm chainring to fit on the Triumphe/Victory bolt circle.
Not pretty, tho not really visible, and plenty strong if steel nuts and bolts are used.
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According to this 35 is the smallest but good luck finding anything other than 42. I don’t think I’ve seen any the few times I looked.

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35 was the smallest made; I'm looking at some that are nestling in their brown paper sleeves. Don't ask.

A cool trick with the Victory/Triomphe was to construct a triple using a 35/ 42 /53 with bolts and spacers. Without modern ramps and pins, these shifted poorly, but hey, it worked.
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Miche still makes a 116 BCD crankset: the "Young". How appropriate.

Inner chainrings for those are available from 35T.
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