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Man, I can't seem to find a chainstay protector around here to save my life!

Old 02-18-06, 07:25 PM
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Man, I can't seem to find a chainstay protector around here to save my life!

Anyone know where I can get a nice adhesive backed chainstay protector online? I went to 4 different bike stores (including Performance) and called another one and they either had none or they only had those mtb specific ones (which I would never put on a road bike). I ended up putting a strip of clear packing tape on it temporarily but that is so un-OCP. A nice carbon one would be shweet!!!

I have a bit of a rant about one of the stores but I don't feel like getting into it now.
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How about this one?

https://www.coloradocyclist.com/commo...=32448&S=32448
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Thanks, I did a Google search and did find that one but can't really tell how it would look from the pic. Just thought I'd post a thread about it to see if I missed something really cool before I ordered that one.
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Colorado Cyclist has more to choose from as well:

https://www.coloradocyclist.com/commo...ode=0&CI=1,226

I imagine it would look something like this:

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Do not get the Lizard Skin chain protector. It is so thick that it will constanly lift up (this is from personal experience). Try here: Loose Screws. They also have black ones. Good luck.
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I've never used the adhesive protectors but I'm using the full wrap-around Lizard Skin protector. I prefer the thickness because it also quiets and damps the chainslap as well as protecting the chainstay.
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Here's a clear one. https://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.asp?id=19100
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I think these are kind of cool...Looks like you have white chainstays so I would get the black lettered "Campagnolo equipped" on the clear back ground.

https://www.branfordbike.com/gifts/gift1b.html

The main page says they are 9 inches long and made of mylar, so probably better than packing tape...
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there's an ebay seller that sells stainless ones, adhesive backed like the one that Specialized used to sell many years back. These are actually about 1 inch longer and give much better coverage on the stay.
$10 + $2 ship. Got one for my new torelli - looks nice. If it works as well and lasts as long as the specialized ones I've on the other frames for 15+ yrs, I'll be more than happy.
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I also prefer the neoprene velcro jobs that khuon refers to. I have them on both my bikes, and they are very effective. They do not interfere with shifting performance one bit and are very cheap and easy to intall/remove for cleaning.
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I agree with brminpin the lizard skin brand will not stay adhered to chainstay. Don't waste your money. If you can find a Auto Tinting business that applies Clear Shield to autos, it works great.
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