New: Take part in the January 2020 BikeRide Giveaway for a HEDKAYSE | ONE bike helmet

Welcome guest! Register or sign in to participate in the cycling discussions.


Replacing chain with different brand
#1
Bike: Novara Safari, Shimano Deore Crank, Chain: Shimano HG73, Cassette: SRAM PG950 9sp.
Reluctant to replace chain since bike is only transportation at moment. Want to replace the HG chain with SRAM or Wipperman 9sp chain that has masterlink. Specs usually show them as .2mm wider. Are these other chains compatible?

  Reply
#2
Yes they are compatible. The masterlink makes it easier to remove the chain for cleaning & repairs.

  Reply
#3
sumguy,
Go for an SRAM PC971 – it’s reasonably priced these days and I’m sure you’ll like it with the easily removable gold coloured powerlink. You could get the partner to your cassette which is SRAM PC951 (power link of course) and indeed a little cheaper but not by too much these days. See what you think about the prices…
Do remember to cut to the right length…

  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread Author Replies Views Last Post
  Will Charger Brand Levers Work With Suntour Vx Derailleur? roadmountainlover099 0 4,979 07-16-2017, 09:40 PM
Last Post: roadmountainlover099
  Find bike brand based on frame number? dude 1 4,816 11-01-2015, 08:53 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
  Old MTB rims.....what brand are they? blbaszis 1 2,588 03-10-2014, 01:38 AM
Last Post: Painkiller
  Topping up brakes with different brand mineral oils neo36uk 2 5,229 02-25-2013, 05:16 PM
Last Post: neo36uk
  Brand new chain rusted in only 3 months madrespek 5 8,835 06-06-2012, 05:52 PM
Last Post: DaveM
  Looking for some general advice on replacing chain, rear cassette tuco 2 7,570 11-24-2011, 07:49 PM
Last Post: nfmisso
  Rear wheel will not roll backwards - at all! (brand new bike) loveletter 18 23,294 01-22-2011, 01:59 AM
Last Post: X-RAY
  Finish on brand new Alivio crankset Darrenjs92ni 5 6,562 01-10-2011, 12:34 AM
Last Post: JohnV
  Ghost shifting already in brand new bike (friction shifters) atxan 5 15,862 08-27-2010, 10:39 PM
Last Post: atxan

Forum Jump: