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116 Link Chain...
#1
Hey all I am pretty exhausted on searching and was wandering if anyone knew of an online place that sells 116 link chain in the color blue?
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#2
What kind of chain are you looking for? Is it single speed, multispeed (5,6,7,8,9,10), 1/8 or 3/32"?
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#3
It is for a Mountain Bike 7 speed. As far as the 1/8 or 3/32 I will have to use my Micrometer.
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#4
Ok, it won't be a 1/8 for sure. I'll see what I can find and get back...
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#5
I found this one on Amazon. It should work, but you'd have to confirm how many links with the seller.
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#6
Thats a nice looking chain. Hope it works for you.
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#7
I emailed the guy and haven't heard anything yet. Seems to be a pretty good chain. My 2nd thoughts were to find 2 112 link 3/32 (if there are any) and just piece it together Smile

NOTE: By the way Alex I am assuming you know it is for a 21 speed? (3/7)
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#8
Well, everything except internal gear hubs, track bikes and bmx use 3/32" chain... there is some difference between 7 speed and 10 speed though, the outside of a 7 speed chain (well, as far as I know: the rivets) is wider.
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#9
Ok I was kind of wandering where is the 3/32, 1/8, 1/2 etc measured?
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#10
Ok now I feel like a goof! I just counted the links on this chain and it is 110 links? Here are a Couple of pics of it and in each line there are 20 pins. 5 rows of 20 and one row of 10 equal 110? Im confused now lol.
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#11
Yep, looks like you have 110 links!

Most modern chains are 1/2 inch (distance between rollers). Single speed chains fit on a thicker 1/8 inch wide sprocket, whereas multispeed chains fit on a narrower 3/32 inch wide sprocket.

9 and 10 speed chains have thinner plates and flush pins.
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#12
So thus meaning the 1/8 or the 3/32 comes from the thickness of the sprocket. Did not mean to make it sound harder then it was lol.
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#13
There were also other types in use: old track chains and Shimano tried to introduce a chain based on metric units... more on Sheldon Brown's homepage.
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#14
Thanks to everyone, I really did not understand where the 3/32 came from because I was playing with my new micrometer which made things worse then it really is lol.
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#15
Nothing like learning fun too.Some times we make it harder on our selfs.
My dad always told me a Sledge a matic can fix any thing.
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#16
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/CH409D09-Kmc+Z410+Single+Speed+Chain.aspx i found this chain for you i hope i works for you
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#17
(01-02-2010, 12:22 PM)tino Wrote:  http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/CH409D09-Kmc+Z410+Single+Speed+Chain.aspx i found this chain for you i hope i works for you

Hey tino,
I really do thank you very much for looking out, but the only one that will work is 1/2 x 3/32. I already emailed KMC and they said that they did not carry (colored) any in multi-speed. What I will probably end up going is buying one cleaning up the surfaces and hand detailing it myself.

Thanks again ,
Bill
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