Hollow Pin Chain

Discuss light weight issues concerning road bikes & parts.
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by Cyco

I have previously tried to press a hollow pin back into a chain, it didnt work very well :(

If the hollow pin 89R is thinner than the standard, a shimano joining pin may work (a standard 89R is a touch to wide, and the link is tight).

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by andysklein14

Is there a way to use the 89 hollow chain on a 8spd set up. Ihave been told it will not work. What would be the lightest chain to use , other than my regina hollw pin chain ?

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by bladteth

How about the durablity and lifespan of hollow pin chains comparing to solid pin ones? Don't they stretch faster? Just curious.
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Rado bladteth Rzeznicki

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