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check out my first real CX bike! (weightweenie x-post)(4 posts)

check out my first real CX bike! (weightweenie x-post)anaerobic Max
Dec 8, 2003 6:44 AM
http://forums13.consumerreview.com/crforum?57@@.efdef81

thanks to everybody who has helped me building this beauty
sorry, wrong link! try this one....anaerobic Max
Dec 8, 2003 6:46 AM
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Anyone know what kind of chainguide that is in front?D_man
Dec 10, 2003 11:15 AM
brand is called "DIY" :-) it was "invented" byanaerobic Max
Dec 10, 2003 12:50 PM
a weightweenie buddy over in the save-some-weight-forum on mtbr.com. just search for "Ty chainguide" and you'll come across several pictures etc.

I built this one from a DMR chainguide clamp. i originally tuned the DMR chainguide (check my post some threads below) but then i simplyfied it to what it looks now. the two plates are coins from hungary. in between those coins there's a plastic tube, the transparent rubber tube is enough flexible to adjust the chainline. e-mail me for further Qs and pictures, if you like.

so far it has never ever let me down. i will also shorten the chain a bit, but i have to keep it long enough to mount a 42 t ring........ just in case

did i mention that this guide weighs almost nothing? :-)