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Old 02-13-10, 06:22 PM
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Old 02-13-10, 06:35 PM
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Ha they are trying to sell them? You can get them at auto parts stores. As far as functionality, I guess they would help keep the chain clean...
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Old 02-13-10, 06:37 PM
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I wonder if this dude's in on it
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Old 02-13-10, 06:40 PM
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must be joking... that is standard tubing you can get at any hardware store and check out how grubby the bike in the website is.
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Old 02-13-10, 06:42 PM
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6.99 for 10 feet
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Old 02-13-10, 06:57 PM
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yup, just split loom tubing. and if anything, it's gonna keep debris on the chain. plus, it's not the most durable thing in the world.
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Old 02-13-10, 07:11 PM
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My antivirus software told me it's a fraudulent website. haha.
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Old 02-13-10, 07:45 PM
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Originally Posted by dbgray21 View Post
yup, just split loom tubing. and if anything, it's gonna keep debris on the chain. plus, it's not the most durable thing in the world.
last thing you want on the drive train is a durable thing that can fall off and produce all sorts of havoc with your face and appendages.
much better to have something that will just get chewed to bits if it falls off.
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Done before

I remember a european commuter bike with a similar cover on the chain in the late 1980's or early 1990's. For a bike that you can ride in dress clothes, it does solve a problem.
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Old 02-13-10, 08:43 PM
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split loom tubing, normally used for car wiring.

I've done it before and it kind of works. It keeps the greasedirt from getting on your leg, but water and sludge will collect inside the tube and make the chain unhappy. It's also rather noisy.
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And really ****ing dumb.
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Old 02-13-10, 08:59 PM
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its a piece of PVC tube lol
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Reminds me of this other piece of dumb crap:

https://www.fixiefiend.com/chain/rare...se-bike-chain/
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Reminds me of this other piece of dumb crap:

https://www.fixiefiend.com/chain/rare...se-bike-chain/
the only advantage that one has over split cable loom is that it has openings for water to get in and out of.

but it's still stupid.
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Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
Reminds me of this other piece of dumb crap:

https://www.fixiefiend.com/chain/rare...se-bike-chain/
I honestly want those.....

Anyone know who still makes/sell these?
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