Re: [CR]Too quiet and chain question


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From: "Giani Bongiorno" <gianivelo@hotmail.com>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Too quiet and chain question
Date: Sat, 05 May 2001 14:02:25 -0700


I agree master links are fine but make sure the closed end of the clip leads as the chain moves. When I set up bikes for track use I use a kirin approved chain with a nut and bolt instead of a clip made by izumi......................GIAN..............IN L.A.


>From: "Larry Strung" <strungl@pathcom.com>
>To: "Classic Rendezvous" <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Subject: Re: [CR]Too quiet and chain question
>Date: Sat, 5 May 2001 16:32:32 -0700
>
>It's pretty quiet up here in Toronto as well, but at least I have our 200km
>Brevet to look forward to tomorrow with the local Randonneur club.
>
>Regarding a master link for the chain, I also wouldn't have any fears
>regarding using one - even quite powerful motorcycles used them until the
>early 1980's. Remember that "fish swim with the current" regarding
>direction for fitting the spring link.
>
>Larry -sunny but cool in Toronto - Strung
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Diane Feldman" <feldmanbike@home.com>
>To: "Rick Chasteen" <rchasteen@kc.rr.com>; <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
>Sent: Saturday, May 05, 2001 11:07 AM
>Subject: Re: [CR]Too quiet and chain question
>
>
> > Rick,
> > I don't use a master link on my fixed but only because it's equipped
>with
>an
> > old road chain. Master links on 1/8" chain shouldn't have any strength
> > deficiency, after all Regina and Sedis track chains used to be packaged
>with
> > them, and not even sprinters had problems with them coming apart.
> >
> > My $0.02 worth
> >
> > David Feldman
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Rick Chasteen" <rchasteen@kc.rr.com>
> > To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
> > Sent: Saturday, May 05, 2001 10:19 AM
> > Subject: [CR]Too quiet and chain question
> >
> >
> > OK, since the List is so quiet and everyone except me apparently went to
>the
> > Cirque, I have a question. What is the consensus about using a master
>link
> > on a fixed gear chain? Somebody say something.
> >
> > Rick Chasteen, not enjoying the silence in Kansas City