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Polished 1x chainring - Anybody make one?

Old 01-11-19, 07:38 PM
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Polished 1x chainring - Anybody make one?

Thinking it'd be cool to convert my DuraAce 7800 crankset (to me its the epitome of looks, weight and function) to a 1x setup. Does anyone make a 1x ring in 130 BCD that is polished and would match? Thanks!
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Look at Wolf Tooth. Polished black.
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I dont. But removing anodizing is a pretty easy process. And some steel wool and polishing compound would polish it up in 20 minutes.

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Stronglight makes one. It's not polished aluminum, but it matches a 7800 crankset fairly well.

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Velo-orange sells polished cranksets, some with drillium. They have a single chainring crankset that isn't too expensive.
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Do you need 1x features? Drop Stop?

I'd look at "vintage" 5/6/7 speed rings. They often have very plain teeth, and are frequently cheap.

Oh, wait, is this 1 by what?

Single speed/IGH?
11 speed rear?
12 speed rear?
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Originally Posted by CliffordK View Post
Do you need 1x features? Drop Stop?

I'd look at "vintage" 5/6/7 speed rings. They often have very plain teeth, and are frequently cheap.

Oh, wait, is this 1 by what?

Single speed/IGH?
11 speed rear?
12 speed rear?
It'd be a Sram Rival 10 speed 1x setup. Could use a clutch MTB derailleur, but will probably be a standard road derailleur. A narrow wide/drop stop chainring would probably be helpful, but vintage non-ramped rings would probably work for road riding.
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