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SRAM 1090R vs. Shimano Dura-Ace chain

Old 12-20-07, 02:51 PM
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SRAM 1090R vs. Shimano Dura-Ace chain

Anybody here like the SRAM chain better than D/A?
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Originally Posted by Namenda View Post
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Porque? I know the SRAM costs more and is lighter...gimme a reason for the extra $$$ puhleeze
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Originally Posted by Sincitycycler View Post
Porque? I know the SRAM costs more and is lighter...gimme a reason for the extra $$$ puhleeze
Shifts well, is quiet, doesn't cost a great deal more (especially if you shop around...I got mine for under $40), and it seems to stay cleaner than my old DA chain did.

The Powerlock is really easy to use, but they are pricey if you ever need another.
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Originally Posted by Namenda View Post
Shifts well, is quiet, doesn't cost a great deal more (especially if you shop around...I got mine for under $40), and it seems to stay cleaner than my old DA chain did.

The Powerlock is really easy to use, but they are pricey if you ever need another.
So the fact that it's something like 5.9mm wide vs 5.8mm (Dura-ace) has no effect? Kewl!
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So the fact that it's something like 5.9mm wide vs 5.8mm (S/A) has no effect? Kewl!
Didn't know that. I haven't had any problems. It runs smoothly on my set-up.
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SRAM is muuuuch better. All I use now.
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Haven't used SRAM yet, but it'll be my next chain. FYI, 0.1 mm is about the thickness of one of your hairs.
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