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 Post subject: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:07 pm 
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Recently saw a video of a team quick step mechanic showing how they clean their bikes, specifically the chain and RD. They used a morgan blue chain holder which you can order for about $12-$17. I Dont always take off my wheel and get this detailed after every ride, but I do like to clean often.


All the parts below cost me $4.90
I used

2 5/16 washers and one smaller 5/16 washer
Rubber stopper 1-5/8' x 15/16' (drilled a hole through middle)
blue piece is Left over from teflon tape holder
Hex bolt M8-1.25 x 70mm
M8-1.25 wing nut.

VIDEO:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXQK4VOpSY0

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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 10:20 pm 
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Very nice :thumbup:


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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:16 am 
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Here is a video of how to make it


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXQK4VOpSY0


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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:46 am 
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I bought this since I'm not good in making stuff.

http://www.probikekit.com/us/tools-main ... eeper.html


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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 1:03 am 
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That's what I was trying to copy


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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 4:08 am 
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Nice Bianchi10. Thanks for posting including the video!

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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 6:49 am 
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Almost all pre 1990 steel frames had a steel pin brazed on just above the inside of the dropout within the right seat stay with same purpose.This detail was then left out.
Nevertheless a nice diy holder here.

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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 9:07 am 
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Haha, finally the mystery is solved! I always wondered what that was all about. Thanks bura :thumbup:

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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
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Sorry,missed that.
Your welcome.

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 Post subject: Re: DIY chain holder
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That's a good idea, but I just use an old hub. However, I suppose not everyone has an old hub lying around :D


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