e*thirteen Light Guide 1 - LG1 Chain Accessories

5/5 (7 Reviews)


Product Description

E.thirteen LG1 Wide Chainguide: LG1 W: wide angle backplate ideal for 8"+ travel frames. Adjustable long wear composite sliders shed mud and debris. Lower idler pulley uses custom Enduro ABEC bearing for ultra-low drag and noise.


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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by chernobyl a Downhiller from Mililani, HI

Date Reviewed: June 19, 2009

Strengths:    Light weight but ultra strong guide, good build and quality, never loses the chain, pretty much as advertised, more spacers than you'll ever need

Weaknesses:    looks (i personally like it, but some dont like its simple looks), availability (the LG1+ is in high demand right now), there are cheaper things out there

Bottom Line:   
Its an excellent chain guide, its simple, and works as advertised. The guide may not appeal to those that like the more simplified look of abash guard but to each his/her own. As far asset up goes its just a hassle to get the shims set up just right, but after that its smooth riding. One issue id like to address is if you have a wide chain ring, like the one that comes with the azonic nitro be prepared for some rubbing. I had bend the back plate to help center out the top. Other than that its a great product, good value, and overall outstanding.

riders looking for budget build items look at something more like an LS1 or a truvative box guide since those both come in under or around 100. for those looking for an epic guide this is for you and you wont be sorry

p.s. works flawlessly for my am/dh riding style

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Favorite Trail:   Royal Summit

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Bikewerx

Similar Products Used:   MRP system 1, kore chain reactor w/ e.13supercharger & rholoff upper chain guide

Bike Setup:   08 parker 2.0, titec el norte bars, seat, azonic nitro, dimension 20mm 36h alex supra BH F/, halo exciteD 32h alex supra bh R/, atomlab pedals, LG1+

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by t.martin a Racer from Telluride, CO

Date Reviewed: December 5, 2008

Strengths:    Light weight, sheds mud, doesn't fail

Weaknesses:    None when used and installed correctly

Bottom Line:   
This guide is great! Perfect for everyday riding, 4 cross and light downhill duty. I almost prefer not to run the taco when downhilling. The reason being, the taco is designed to absorb light to medium impacts. Because it is mounted to the guides back plate, when it endures a significant impact, it has may deflect some of that energy to the back plate, possibly leaving you with a bent back plate. If big impacts are in the forecast go with the SRS system.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   MRP system 2

Bike Setup:   Intense M6, E.thirteen everywhere, Fox 40

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by edward hong a Weekend Warrior from hong kong

Date Reviewed: October 2, 2008

Strengths:    very stiff

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
very nice looking

super light but very strong

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Favorite Trail:   tamlac area

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $139.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   iron horse sunday expert

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by kenbentit a Downhiller from Phoenix,AZ USA

Date Reviewed: August 27, 2008

Strengths:    Simple, works like it's supposed to

Weaknesses:    Didn't come with the Taco

Bottom Line:   
A very smooth running guide that keeps the chain in place. Kind of a drag to get stuck buying the taco separately.

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Favorite Trail:   South Mtn

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $140.00

Purchased At:   Rage Cycles

Similar Products Used:   MRP guides, Mr Dirt, Blackspire, other E-13 stuff..

Bike Setup:   Yeti DJ, Deity Vendetta Cranks with seafoam green LG-1

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chris a Downhiller from Brighton

Date Reviewed: March 9, 2008

Strengths:    light, never lets the chain slip

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
amazing product well worth the money

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   chainreactioncycles

Bike Setup:   Trek Session 77

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Joel a Downhiller from Reno

Date Reviewed: August 5, 2007

Strengths:    - light weight!
- easy to install
- fully assembled on arrival
- looks sweet
- keeps your chain on your rig


Weaknesses:    - no sprocket protection, but that's not the reason i bought it. so, i will say it has no weaknesses so far

Bottom Line:   
This is an awesome guide if you are looking to shed some body fat. It keeps your chain where you want it and looks great while doing so.

It comes fully assembled with all the hardware (and more spacers than you can ever use) needed and the installation instructions are nice and easy to understand. It takes some trail / error with getting the right spacers, but once that's done, it's all gravy.

Go check one out! Then go ride.

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Favorite Trail:   Northstar

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   110.00

Bike Setup:   SWD Racing 6Gun

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by JJ C a Downhiller from san diego

Date Reviewed: May 28, 2007

Strengths:    holds the chain, very light

Weaknesses:    looks kinda funky, expensive

Bottom Line:   
holds the chain how its supposed to. if your chain ring gets slightly bent this guide is super annoying and the chain rubs the top part and slows you down a ton. but if your cranks are running smooth the guide should work perfect

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Favorite Trail:   insanity

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $120.00

Purchased At:   action cyclery

Similar Products Used:   e13 drs and srs

Bike Setup:   06 redline skookum, marzocchi z1, azonic outlaw

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