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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 11:48 am 
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My old trusty road bike needs a new chainset and I have the opportunity of picking up a Campag Centaur 10spd at a good price.

It's currently running a 5spd freewheel and 5/6/7spd chain (budget, but good quality and well finished). Theoretically a wide chain should work on 10spd rings. Will I get any real problems in use?


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:36 pm 
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no real problems and it will work. The only minor problem you might encounter is because the chain width is wider than the rings there can be a bit of sideways movment meaning the chain hits the front mech when things arent quite in line. Its not just a case of trimming it on the go, as it will hit both sides as the tension varies depending on how you pedal. Of course this wont happen if you have a super wide (between the plates) front mech. I lived with it on a bike for years.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2013 12:40 pm 
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Awesome, as I thought. Cheers!


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