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which KMC SL chain for Brompton 2-Speed?

Old 06-14-15, 02:41 AM
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which KMC SL chain for Brompton 2-Speed?

Hi guys,

I just changed my gearing from 3 to a 2-speed.
I'm eyeballing a KMC SL chain as it is the lightest I've heard about.
I read, I need a 3/32 inch version - is that correct? There are different versions depending on the gearing. which do I need - there is clearly no 2-speed version .
And - how many chainlinks are necessary for the Brompton 2-speed?

You searched for sl KMC Chain

thx a lot!
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Old 06-14-15, 07:40 AM
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Yea , a 3/32nd" 5~8 "speed".. don't obsess over weight ,on a chain, it really wont matter ..

As to counting links, You will find that data looking at the Brompton company website.

it depends on the chain ring size you use..

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Old 06-16-15, 03:02 AM
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Hmm - the KMC SL seems not available in that measurements - what a pity! You searched for sl KMC Chain
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Weight difference, visually, seems a slot punched in each outer link plate ..

cutter or grinder tool in a lathe can thin a 3/32" thick cog's teeth, if you really lust after the gram shaving..
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