Bike maintenance for dummies.

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20 Feb
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Stepford Wife
If I were running two sets of wheels with two cassettes I'd also run two chains. That way not only can you have the absolutely correct length of chain for both cassettes but you can make sure the chain wear for each marries that cassette and thereby avoid slipping when things get worn.

I tend to measure chains small cog to small cog and leave a cm/ finger width of space under the rear mech between it and the chain.
20 Feb
10:00pm, 20 Feb 2017
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eL Bee!
I use the same method, Steppy.

But because I'm running an 11-32 on a short cage derailleur, the "cm or finger width of space" is more "just not rubbing" ;-)

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