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PostPosted: Fri Sep 10, 2010 2:57 pm 
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Dont know if this is in the right section :s lol.... was cleaning the bike today and came across this which ive marked in yellow :-

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anyone know where I can find the model number on them I know they Shimano Altus and the bikes a Claud Butler Carabo...


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And another... :roll: :roll:

Try taking the time to have a look around the site and posting in the correct forum.. :arrow:


http://www.retrobike.co.uk/forum/viewforum.php?f=1


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PostPosted: Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:37 pm 
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basically Altus is shite , get a proper chainset and you will be fine . :roll:


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cchris2lou wrote:
basically Altus is shite , get a proper chainset and you will be fine . :roll:


:lol: :lol: +1


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Yeah I'd go for something like STX.
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on a slightly more useful note, they are supposed to be there, they are to aid shifting.


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The middle ring seems FUBAR with a decent chunk missing.


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They were made like that.
Pressed steel rings with the shift raps and pins pushed out a little further.

It's not going to set the world on fire but it's shift and work fine.


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yes, THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO BE LIKE THAT.

they are not fubar :roll:

but they are still under a product recall

http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/prerel/prhtml97/97149.html


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mikeekim89 wrote:
cchris2lou wrote:
basically Altus is shite , get a proper chainset and you will be fine . :roll:


:lol: :lol: +1



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real heavy shite. but to be fair, never managed to wear out the set on my hardrock.
place in bin and get a cheap stx-rc or lx set. brill,by comparison


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