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Old 10-12-09, 02:12 PM
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Chainrings

It's about time to replace the chainrings on our CoMotion. The current setup is 9 speed Ultegra triple. Is one brand any better than another factoring cost into the equation. I'll probably replace our 52 with a 53 when I make the change.

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Old 10-12-09, 09:28 PM
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As long as it has the ramps and pins it probably doesn't matter. I would say Shimano or FSA
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Old 10-13-09, 01:08 AM
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I would certainly go with Shimano over all other major manufacturers. However, I would go with some nice rings from TA Specialites - chainrings is their specialty. You can then get the exact tooth size combination that you want, and you should even be able to get them in black or silver.

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Old 10-13-09, 11:28 AM
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Online Dealer?

Do you know a dealer for the TA rings?
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Old 10-13-09, 11:52 AM
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Originally Posted by 2frmMI View Post
Do you know a dealer for the TA rings?
I get mine from Wiggle. They usually have a large stock and are resonably priced. Peter White and Harris have them if you want to pay more.
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Old 10-13-09, 11:53 AM
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And good for you for wearing out all the chainrings! I only seem to wear out the middle ring. Lazy shifter. I'm trying harder to wear out the big ring now.
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Old 10-14-09, 03:14 AM
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Wiggle (based in the UK) certainly sell some TA rings, but don't seem to list the full range. Other online European distributors of TA rings, which have a more complete range, include:
bike-components.de
xx-cycle.fr
The first is based in Germany, the second in France, but both have an English-language option for their web interface. I often use bike-components.de.

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Old 10-14-09, 06:57 AM
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thanks for the input. We've worn out the middle and big chainrings. The mid is used with my daughter and the big is the primary ring for my wife and I. Living :-)
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Originally Posted by Chris_W View Post
Wiggle (based in the UK) certainly sell some TA rings, but don't seem to list the full range. Other online European distributors of TA rings, which have a more complete range, include:
bike-components.de
xx-cycle.fr
The first is based in Germany, the second in France, but both have an English-language option for their web interface. I often use bike-components.de.
Aren't the shipping rates for chainrings fairly high with bike-components? Looks like it would be over $50. Wiggle has free shipping over $81.
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