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Old 10-30-02, 10:54 PM   #1
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My new $210.00 chain!!

SO the other day on the mtb trail I am skipping gears for the last time. I think the chain is all stretched to s**t. It was.

Turns out, you guessed it, ALL the sprokets are worn to hell too. New chainrings for the LX crank and a new 9 spd cogset with that chain thank you very much. Cha-ching! 150 with a tune.

To get over that pain of my neglect, I opted to swap off my green Michelins for some pretty red Panaracer Fire XCs to mach my frame, and to get something more mud oriented for a muddy race here in PA this weekend. Ahhh, I feel better already...

Oh yeah, cha-ching - 210.

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Old 10-30-02, 11:05 PM   #2
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Only $210?

Imagine just how far that would go servicing a car. You've got out of it very cheaply. Better go spend some more at the bike shop.
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Old 10-30-02, 11:18 PM   #3
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That's an awesome quote media creations, and sadly true. I live on a college campus, and I honestly think some of these people would drive their cars from their dorm to the athletic facility if there was a street there. Me, I walk anything less than 1 mile, then it get's to be worth biking to.
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Old 10-30-02, 11:25 PM   #4
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For a whole replacement thats pretty decent. For dh parts of the same parts you could spend upwards of 600$ with no installation.

I don't even drive so money that would normally go to car payments and insurance all go to my bike and school
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it's too late now but usually its cheaper buy a new crankset (lx or xt) that to replace 2 rings.
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