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    phil990

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    Re: Chains

    Post by phil990 on Mon May 15, 2017 2:12 pm

    Yes I think so. A while back...

    I noticed they have GXR thou's on Alibaba. Haha
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    mizzed

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    Re: Chains

    Post by mizzed on Mon May 15, 2017 2:12 pm

    must have had a faulty batch there, cant fault the ones i've had.
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    Taffy300

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    Re: Chains

    Post by Taffy300 on Mon May 15, 2017 2:14 pm

    mizzed wrote:must have had a faulty batch there, cant fault the ones i've had.

    I'd be willing to give the 1st 1 a try anyway, the 1 that says X ring. lol!
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    mizzed

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    Re: Chains

    Post by mizzed on Mon May 15, 2017 2:17 pm

    Taffy350 wrote:
    mizzed wrote:must have had a faulty batch there, cant fault the ones i've had.

    I'd be willing to give the 1st 1 a try anyway, the 1 that says X ring. lol!

    Get in there.

    I've used a good couple of the Twenty X-ring chains from 24mx too, depending on the deals available they are sometimes a lot cheaper, and last just as long as the vx2's
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    Taffy300

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    Re: Chains

    Post by Taffy300 on Mon May 15, 2017 2:22 pm

    I only change a chain on my bikes once anyway, but nice to have a spare or 2.
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    wolfy

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    Re: Chains

    Post by wolfy on Mon May 15, 2017 4:29 pm

    Vx2 longest lasting chain i have tryed, like any chain tho you need to "clean" em & lube after every ride if you want em to last Very Happy
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    wolfy

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    Re: Chains

    Post by wolfy on Mon May 15, 2017 4:32 pm

    Taffy350 wrote:I only change a chain on my bikes once anyway, but nice to have a spare or 2.

    You only wash your bike twice & the second is to part ex it for a new one Snigger
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    crm250dude

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    Re: Chains

    Post by crm250dude on Mon May 15, 2017 6:53 pm

    I change my chain when it falls off 
    - apart from last time I just put it back on again and its still there  Embarassed
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    mizzed

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    Re: Chains

    Post by mizzed on Mon May 15, 2017 8:04 pm

    Sub 60quid VT2

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    kirky

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    Re: Chains

    Post by kirky on Thu May 18, 2017 6:33 pm

    Get a chain with no rollers work a treat , put a new chain on fekin crash and burn lol!

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