Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About
It is currently Wed May 04, 2016 4:39 pm
Recently the board software has been updated and there are some known bugs/failures:
- Avatars are currently not being displayed ✔ FIXED
- Tapatalk connection is currently broken ✔ FIXED

If you find more errors please post it here: http://weightweenies.starbike.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=139062


All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Thu May 09, 2013 1:53 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
In passing, a SRAM tech told me that I'd see better front shifting if I was running a 1091R chain (w/ Yaw & X-Glide rings), rather than the KMC X10SL chain. I thought the front shifting was already really good, but I do wonder if it gets better - or if it was just his way to push more SRAM stuff.

Has anyone run these two chains and can compare the front shifting?


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 12:18 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Dec 18, 2010 11:54 am
Posts: 60
Location: Brisbane, AU
Not a noticeable difference in shifting, but definitely in chain life. My SRAM chain lasted 3500km, KMC lasted about 8000.

I'd take the KMC every time. I'm guessing the SRAM guy was just peddling his product (which is understandable).


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 12:26 am 
Offline

Joined: Tue Sep 20, 2011 12:54 pm
Posts: 395
Location: Haines, AK - Temporarily
Interesting. Thanks.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 1:24 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Sep 02, 2012 2:17 am
Posts: 47
I can second that. I had a sram chain on it for a few days right when I got the yaw der. I swapped it out, and ever since then I've been on KMC. The diamond coat works wonders in longevity, too.


Top
   
PostPosted: Fri May 10, 2013 2:49 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:34 pm
Posts: 53
genesis692 wrote:
Not a noticeable difference in shifting, but definitely in chain life. My SRAM chain lasted 3500km, KMC lasted about 8000.

I'd take the KMC every time. I'm guessing the SRAM guy was just peddling his product (which is understandable).


Not to thread jack but 8000km on a chain is impressive! I've got 3700km on a KMC chain and it still looks new.


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 5 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Shifting into the small chainring throws off chain at RD

[ Go to page: 1 2 3 ]

in Road

istigatrice

35

1208

Tue Oct 13, 2015 1:09 pm

bikerjulio View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. moving to dura ace asymetric chain : shifting difference

in Road

Delorre

3

465

Thu Apr 14, 2016 11:53 am

toiyuet View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. FSA Team Chain vs Dura Ace Chain

in Road

ParisCarbon

9

877

Wed May 04, 2016 4:10 pm

madcow View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. 10 speed chain on 11 speed chain ring Campa more noise?

in Road

Body

6

617

Thu May 14, 2015 9:59 am

Body View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. chain lube

[ Go to page: 15 6 7 8 9 ]

in Road

Poulidor

126

9309

Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:32 pm

Zigmeister View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider], blantonator, DamenH85, Exabot [Bot], Google Adsense [Bot], gospastic, kookie, metamatic and 29 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited