|Campy 10 spd Chain Whips||AndrewL|
May 15, 2003 7:04 AM
|Can a a chain whip designed for Shimano 9 spd work comfortably on a Campy 10 spd cassette?
Is there a risk of damaging the campy casette while using a whip with a wider chain?
The link length is the same, but wider between 9 spd and 10 spd chains, correct?
Do campy sell a chain wip designed specifically for 10 spd that is different than their 9 spd version?
I am planning on making my own chain whip, its quite easy, but I want to use the right chain. A campy 10 spd chain probably costs more than a chain whip tool from Park! Probably not as much as Campy's chain whip though! ;)
|I use my 6 year old Park chain whip for everything. (nm)||terry b|
May 15, 2003 7:26 AM
|I use my 6 year old Park chain whip for everything. (nm)||AndrewL|
May 15, 2003 9:55 AM
|Even on 10 spd campy casettes that have the narrowest cog spacings? i.e. the chain fits snuggly on the teeth.
Maybe you put it on the largest sprocket?
|^^ oops, forgot to change subject! - please open (nm - really)||AndrewL|
May 15, 2003 9:57 AM
|make your own...not too hard with a piece of leftover chain (nm)||ColnagoFE|
May 15, 2003 7:39 AM
|Post your plans: How to make your own??? nm||Spunout|
May 15, 2003 8:51 AM
|I made my own from an old fork blade.||eddie m|
May 15, 2003 10:30 AM
|I drilled a hole in the dropout and connected a 3/32" 7 speed chain with an ordinary 1/8" masterlink. It works fine on my Campy 9s and on my fixed gear. I don't think you need to worry about damaging the cassette because the cogs never slide against each other. I'm a little concerned that my wrench is not strong enough, so I'm careful where I place my knuckles when I use it.|
|re: Campy 10 spd Chain Whips||weiwentg|
May 15, 2003 11:31 AM
|if you must have a 10s chain whip, I know Branford Bike sells them. they cost a fortune. a normal 9s chain whip works perfectly for me; I just engage the largest sprocket. there were no clearance issues. I've even heard of people successfully using 9s chains on a 10s cassette.
but yes, 10s spacing is narrower than 9s.
|re: Campy 10 spd Chain Whips -thanks||AndrewL|
May 16, 2003 8:00 AM
I'll make one with a 9 spd chain then.