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Chainrign distance from frame

Old 06-08-08, 08:26 PM
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Chainrign distance from frame

Just put together my new conversion. I placed the 46t chainrign on the back of the cranks. LBS ordered me a 110mm bb. With chainring on outside it seemed too out of line with the rear cog. In this position the chainrign is 3-5mm from the chain.
I rode about 40 mikes today on flats with some big bridges. The frame isn't scratched. Can this tight spacing be an issue?
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NO. it's fine
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