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 Post subject: Lightest chain guide?
PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2007 9:47 pm 
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I would need light chain guide for 38T chainring. Where is lightest one...? :o Very difficult find weights of chain guides. There is one: http://www.bike-x-perts.com/en/product_ ... _id/131932 , but it weights so much. :) Is anywhere titan/carbon guides or something lightier ones?


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PostPosted: Wed May 09, 2007 10:27 pm 
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Contact this guy on ebay. He makes custom guards in any size you need and they only weigh 50-100g:

http://cgi.ebay.com/BBG-BASHGUARD-BASH- ... dZViewItem


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:35 pm 
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Does anyone use Shift-Up chain guide?


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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:04 pm 
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You seen these?

http://www.xcracer.com/shop/viewproduct ... ductid=279

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:06 pm 
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These are super mimimum, look nice and British made :thumbup:

http://www.bikeradar.com/gallery/articl ... y-36228/33

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 5:25 am 
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Lightest would be either a custom guide from Mattias at Experimental Prototype or the Helium Components guide (which I designed, link in my signature line)

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 10:43 am 
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You seen these?

Yep, but now i'am using 69g Rohloff. So what's the point to change it?

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Lightest would be..

Too damn minimalistic. :D


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PostPosted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:57 pm 
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kingkongsfinger wrote:
These are super mimimum, look nice and British made :thumbup:

http://www.bikeradar.com/gallery/articl ... y-36228/33" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

But heavy as you need to use the Hope chainwheel with the attached chain guide ring/bash which will add 40g over a single chainring.

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