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Author Topic: New Cassette for those who like to jam their chain (you know who you are :) )  (Read 2670 times)

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In final touches, Shimano added external pins to the rear cassette to catch the chain in the event of an over-shift and protect the rear wheel's spokes.
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In final touches, Shimano added external pins to the rear cassette to catch the chain in the event of an over-shift and protect the rear wheel's spokes.


That's beautiful!!  I know one particular rider would have loved to have one of those on his bike! :-)

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You could always install one of those old-school plastic spoke protector 'pie plates' like you still see on some Mavic wheels.
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You could always install one of those old-school plastic spoke protector 'pie plates' like you still see on some Mavic wheels.
Yeah and we could all put reflectors on or wheels also  :D :P
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why don't people just adjust their derauiller limit correctly so that doesn't happen? Seems like a solution for a problem that didn't really exist to me.
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why don't people just adjust their derauiller limit correctly so that doesn't happen? Seems like a solution for a problem that didn't really exist to me.
Or loose the cassette altogether.

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why don't people just adjust their derauiller limit correctly so that doesn't happen? Seems like a solution for a problem that didn't really exist to me.

That's the first and most important part to not having your chain jam out into your spokes but sometimes that is not enough especially on extended fast, rough sections.
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why don't people just adjust their derauiller limit correctly so that doesn't happen? Seems like a solution for a problem that didn't really exist to me.
Or loose the cassette altogether.

SS is where it is at bro! ;D


I've never dropped a chain off the rear, but then again I don't hardly use the big cog in the back.
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why don't people just adjust their derauiller limit correctly so that doesn't happen? Seems like a solution for a problem that didn't really exist to me.
Or loose the cassette altogether.

SS is where it is at bro! ;D


I've never dropped a chain off the rear, but then again I don't hardly use the big cog in the back.
I'm working on it with the wife. ;)

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why don't people just adjust their derauiller limit correctly so that doesn't happen? Seems like a solution for a problem that didn't really exist to me.

The derailleur was adjusted properly, that is until all of the mud, silt, grit, and water we rode through got in the housings and caused shifting to be less than available, so an adjustment here, a tweak there, and whalla!  climbing a rooty hill and :::BAM:::

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