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Offline Jimbo

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Chain changing interval
« on: September 03, 2007, 04:51:33 PM »
I've got almost 800 miles on my original chain.  When would you guys recommend replacement?  I keep it clean and lube it regularly (the chain).  Thanks in advance.
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Offline Marcel Aguirre

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Re: Chain changing interval
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2007, 05:44:26 PM »
I don't go by miles.  I check "chain stretch" length with my checker tool I bought from nashbar.  Very similar to this one:


Click here to read more about it: http://www.gastoncountycyclists.com/FunStuff/Chain_Checker.html

Offline Jimbo

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Re: Chain changing interval
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2007, 06:17:14 PM »
Thanks for the info Marcel.  I'll have to check into getting one of those.
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