Re: [CR]Chainring Bolts

Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 15:20:59 -0800
From: Kurt Sperry <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Chainring Bolts
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Not having swapped a whole lot of chainrings over the years, my experience is similar to yours. Thumb usually seems perfectly sufficient, I must be doing it wrong! Kurt Sperry Bellingham WA

On 11/22/05, <> wrote:
> What is all this about? Being the world's worst bike mechanic I put a
> touch of 3 in 1 oil on the threads then tighten with an allen key. 95% of
> the time it just tightens without me touching the back. 3% I need to push
> the back with my thumb. The last 2% I but a small screwdriver blade in on e
> half of the slot. Same when removing. Same story for duraace, XT and Supe rbe
> Pro. These days I'm always removing chainwheels to fit ever smaller ones!
> think that I started on 47x50! I couldn't get over a railway bridge on 47 x24
> these days!
> Ray Green Brighton England
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