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 Post subject: New Chain
PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 4:28 pm 
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My funcky Marin that i am made up with has one problem the guy i bought it from has had a new chain put on it and no new cassette therefore when riding it can be a bit jumpy need 7 speed cassette can i get a decent one anywhere,
also its stxrc rear mech wasnt that an 8 speed mech or am i wrong


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7 speed mech = 8 speed mech


they are the same.


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I got a 7 speed HG70 shimano one from edinburgh bike coop - pretty much rrp though.

http://www.edinburghbicycle.com/ebwPNLq ... 218m004884


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I use SRAM PC68 - excellent strong 8 speed chain, pick them up for a reasonable price on Ebay


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 20, 2007 9:25 pm 
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i might try to make do for a mionth as its only for on road use at the mo, and next month get a lx/xt groupset for it


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