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Chain Rigns Replacement

Old 01-18-06, 12:56 PM
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Chain Rigns Replacement

Hi, up to know i have 2500 kms (about 1500 miles) on my bike (an 05 rockhopper) and most of the time i have riding on the road and not on trails because i dont have a road bike and i needed to train hard for a race, so i think if its time to change the drivetrain, i'm on a budget so i was looking at pricepoint for the race face chainrings instead of buying the whole crankset, also because most of the wear has been on the biggest ring (42 teet) and i want to know if they are replaceable. it currently runs the original truvativ 5D crankset.
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The rings on the 5D are replaceable. You can use whatever you want as long as the bolt pattern is the same, I think it's a 104mm 4 bolt.
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thanks, now... do you think that my perception is right and i need to change the drivetrain or it should last longer?
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I have more mileage than that on my Truvativ 5D crankset (previously on the Rockhopper, now on the Major Jake). There are a couple of broken teeth but not anything I would worry about replacing right now. But who knows, yours could be more worn than mine.
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