another chain question

Discussion in 'Observed Trials Discussion' started by Little Android Man, Jul 23, 2004.

  1. Little Android Man

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    what the hell is wrong with my chain? ive broken it like 4 times since ive gotten this bike but its still like really new, its a kmc something..but today i completely destroyed it..like 4 links cracked, seperated and broke in half, bent..it was the gayest thing in the world. luckily i was just going forwards to get some speed up, but last week when it broke i ate shit on a wall so bad..fuck.

    so whats the chain to buy? i noticed alof of people have that kmc something with the wierd little pointy plate lookin things..i dunno, whats best?
     
  2. Tanner

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    check your chainrings for burrs, check that chainline, make sure it isn't too tight (which, no chain is tighter than mine, guaranteed, and tis never snapped...fuck, I jinxed it.)
     

  3. Little Android Man

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    thast another thing though, my chainline is damn near straight, theres no burrs or anything...and its realy not all too tight either. maybe it is just an old chain? i know that before, for maybe a month the bottom of the chain would always be running along the bashguard...think it took off a bunch of metal or something? and i didnt oil it too much either, but it never seeemed to need it..
     
  4. Ed Gildea

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    its the KMC KOOL chain.. its the best so far..
     
  5. manimal

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    I have a wipperman BMX grind chain on my monty.. its single speed though.. I know they make 7-9spd chains, might be an option..
     
  6. trialspads

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    I hear KMC chain OTHER then the KOOL is POS...read some of the mtbr.com reviews...they don't list KOOL there but other chain is listed as 2/5 stars.