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Best Chain?

Old 05-12-07, 04:28 PM
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Best Chain?

Im looking for a good durable chain i can rely on.
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speed/drivetrain? 105 chains are cheap and durable
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I'm happy with my Ultegra chains. They seems to last a good long time and shift well.
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light weight, great quality and bling tastic: kmc x10sl gold
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I have the KMC10xSL also, in gold. When you're really hammering you can almost hear it purr "Gangstas Paradise"...
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Originally Posted by skandal20
I have the KMC10xSL also, in gold. When you're really hammering you can almost hear it purr "Gangstas Paradise"...
dude that is hilarious!!
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Shimano might make nice chains, but without a removable link, ala SRAM powerlink, I won't buy them. I like to take my chains off my bike sometimes to really clean them. Then again, I think you can use a powerlink to reattach a Shimano chain. Trying to get that stupid little pin back in a S chain is for the birds.
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Originally Posted by bsyptak
Shimano might make nice chains, but without a removable link, ala SRAM powerlink, I won't buy them. I like to take my chains off my bike sometimes to really clean them. Then again, I think you can use a powerlink to reattach a Shimano chain. Trying to get that stupid little pin back in a S chain is for the birds.
The Shimano chains shouldn't be removed for thorough cleaning because you'll flush out the internal grease that is impossible to repack.
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Originally Posted by skandal20
I have the KMC10xSL also, in gold. When you're really hammering you can almost hear it purr "Gangstas Paradise"...
Moosehead is now burning in my nasal passages .

It is a real nice looking chain when it's clean
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Originally Posted by Ryleeryno
The Shimano chains shouldn't be removed for thorough cleaning because you'll flush out the internal grease that is impossible to repack.
you totally stole this thought/statement from the recent issue of Bicycling Mag ! later.
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Cheap SRAM chains. PC 951 for 9-speed and PC 1070 for 10-speed. That's all you need.
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