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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 3:56 am 
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ms6073 wrote:
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Please, please, please make a 42t 130mm bolt pattern xx1 chainring for those of us running single rings.
That might be a bit of a problem seeing as XX1 based on a spider with a 76mm BCD.


Pretty sure the idea is to make chainrings to work on a standard road crankset, in sizes suitable for cross, but with the thick/thin tooth design shown by XX1 to be helpful in chain retention.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 12:00 pm 
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The only time you need bigger gears than 11-40 would be start of Uci or European races..Wolftooth, Ideally you'd make a 38-40-42 I would race one with a 28 cassette if i was told i was racing single or had to run them,having seen Kevin lose races last season because of single rings Im certainly not a fan


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 3:06 am 
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grover wrote:
ms6073 wrote:
nigel379 wrote:
Please, please, please make a 42t 130mm bolt pattern xx1 chainring for those of us running single rings.
That might be a bit of a problem seeing as XX1 based on a spider with a 76mm BCD.


Pretty sure the idea is to make chainrings to work on a standard road crankset, in sizes suitable for cross, but with the thick/thin tooth design shown by XX1 to be helpful in chain retention.


Exactly. Plus, Sram didn't copyright the design (as the new race face- and others- copies indicate).


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 2:32 pm 
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I run a 42 tooth flat ring (vuelta, like 25 bucks!) with a 13-29 10 speed cassette on the back. (campy record derailleur/shifters)


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 04, 2013 7:15 pm 
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Do you know what the weight on that Vuelta chainring is?


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 29, 2013 4:45 am 
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1x10, with 110 34t front.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 5:18 pm 
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My perfect setup would be a Wolf Tooth 38T ring, as a single Cannondale Hollowgram Spidering. I know Wolf Tooth does a direct mount ring for SRAM GXP, why no love for Hollowgram??


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:31 pm 
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Maybe they'll get to it eventually. I'm sure they've been busy the last couple of months.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 5:39 pm 
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Well... Wolf tooth and Absolute Black both appear to have 38t on the way for 130bcd. SRAM also has a 38t in XX1 and X1. Cannondale and others make xx1 spiders for hollowgram. So, there are a couple of options here. But how clean and light would it be to have an integrated spider+chainring with these chain-gripping tooth profiles! This would be THE killer CX Single ring setup.

But I'm not going to hold my breath. Maybe waiting a bit will allow Shimano/SRAM to introduce a clutched cx-specific rear derr and eliminate all doubts.


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