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master links and chain sizes


Shebeen
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Long story but doing an adventure race(eden duo) on a borrowed bike this weekend, about 70kms of mainly provincial road(should have got a cx bike)

 

Anyway, its an 8 spd bike, will 9spd links be too thin if there's a chain issue?

 

Shotto,steve

 

Ps. The short version of the long story is that my partner won't let me use the ss up montagu pass :-)

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I once used a 9 speed link on a 10 speed chain for months without any issues.

The 9 speed link is slightly wider than a 10 speed chain.

 

Havent tried using it the other way around like you want to, the link might be to narrow.

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