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Old 06-13-19, 08:03 AM
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Chain replacement interval?

A buddy of mine told me that under normal trail riding conditions I should be replacing my chain every 200~ miles. Is this true? If so, I AM DUE!
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Old 06-13-19, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Mattyb13 View Post
should be replacing my chain every 200~ miles
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Old 06-13-19, 09:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Mattyb13 View Post
A buddy of mine told me that under normal trail riding conditions I should be replacing my chain every 200~ miles. Is this true? If so, I AM DUE!
Ha....and you believe this load?
Lube the chain every 200 miles is more like it.
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Old 06-13-19, 07:17 PM
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for real amount about 5x more
newer chains seem to wear faster, perhaps due to the narrower chain?
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Old 06-16-19, 02:34 PM
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I replaced my bicycle chain when it broke three times in 10 miles. My current bicycle has a belt.
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0.5% elongation.
Use steel machinist ruler. Replace when 12 links exceed 12-1/16" or 10 links exceed 25.5 cm.
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