RooX RollerCoaster Chain Accessories

4.38/5 (8 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Multi- and micro adjustable
  • Designed for use with a single chainring (sizes 36 - 54 T.) set up. Too be fixed to the bottom bracket
  • Lower guide includes two pulleys, controlled and supported by a spring system
  • Material: aluminium 7020, V2A steel


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    Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Derek Bulloch a Downhiller from Scotland

    Date Reviewed: July 12, 2007

    Strengths:    good looks, solid design, chain will not fall off.

    Weaknesses:    hard installation

    Bottom Line:   
    I know all about the chain coming off as the guides i have used in the past have had this happen alot, this guide is middle priced for top end performance...BUY this device it will amaze you or i will give you your money back.

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    Favorite Trail:   Inners

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $45.00

    Purchased At:   ebay

    Similar Products Used:   Truvativ chain guide and others

    Bike Setup:   Coyote DH3, 2004 Jr T's, DMN rear but upgrading to fox vanilla RC, hayes HFX9's, raceface chianring, deore cranks, dmr pedals, ti BB, x9 rear mech.....the list goes on...

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Alex a Cross Country Rider from Florida

    Date Reviewed: October 25, 2006

    Strengths:    Build quality, job performance, longevity

    Weaknesses:    Anodizing has discolored a little.

    Bottom Line:   
    If you're dropping the chain with this thing, you installed it incorrectly. I haven't droped the chain once in a full year of using this thing every single week. I haven't done anything to it besides clean and lube and it still works as it did from day one. It makes noise in certain gears, but you can minimize that with slight adjustments.

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    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Purchased At:   www.monkamoo.com

    Bike Setup:   Giant ACair

    Overall Rating:1
    Value Rating:1
    Submitted by Jan Joubert a Downhiller from South Africa

    Date Reviewed: August 8, 2005

    Strengths:    Nice Colour (Gold)
    None


    Weaknesses:    Everything... Drops Chain +-8 times each run.
    Bends easily
    makes a lot of noise
    no bashring


    Bottom Line:   
    Crap product, wouldn't recommend it to any rider.
    a roady could drop the chain.

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    Favorite Trail:   Fort Klapperkop

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Purchased At:   West Dean Cycles

    Similar Products Used:   truvativ
    dmr


    Bike Setup:   Ventana El Ceurvo, rs boxxer team, magura gustav m, saint crancks, hadley on mavic d321, x-lite, easton, mallet pedals, romic shock

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Iain a Weekend Warrior from Cleveland, England

    Date Reviewed: December 5, 2004

    Strengths:    Hold the chain on really well once set up. Looks pimp as hell in gold and black. Really strong, i laned one footed on top of mine and it was still set up!

    Weaknesses:    Takes ages to get it set up if your chain line isn't good, the chain sometimes rattles between the plates in the top guide which is annoying.

    Bottom Line:   
    This is a good quality chain device that is worth buying. I think it is expensive, but then again I'm tight and MRPs do cost over half as much again. Oh by the way do not over tighten the grub screws because they dig deep into alloy frames without you even realising! Buy it....

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    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $120.00

    Similar Products Used:   DMR Speedguide

    Bike Setup:   Had it on FSR Elite with Drop Offs

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by anthony lodge a Downhiller from middlesbrough

    Date Reviewed: May 5, 2004

    Strengths:    Really good chain device.
    Really strong


    Weaknesses:    when on specialized big hit it catches on suspension plates

    Bottom Line:   
    BUY ONE. apart from the frame rubbing it is a very good chain device. advise use on a 34-40 tooth chain ring

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    Favorite Trail:   dh

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $90.00

    Similar Products Used:   roox chain cat
    the roller wears out within 2 month


    Bike Setup:   specialized big hit. raceface cranks and chainring
    24" wheels

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Mikko Tikka a Weekend Warrior from Nummela, Finland

    Date Reviewed: September 26, 2002

    Strengths:    it works well, quiet, strong, pritty good chain line

    Weaknesses:    i bought this product used. Guy who selled this to me had intense M1 bike and he told me that lower rolls hitt ground when he land jumps. Thats why he is selling it. So dont know how well this product will work in long travel rear suspension bikes. i ride hardtail bike and i find little dificulties to assembly this product. I use 36´ chan ring and i had to put some spacer rings (?) betveen lower "arm" whit out those lower arm would hit my cranckset. Even now clearance betveen crancks and roller cage is just 1-2mm. If i ad spacer rings, lower arm would stick in my 2,5 jumbo tire.

    Bottom Line:   
    expencive = go for used one ! Good product after all. i have never lost a chain, it take some time to find right settings.

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    Favorite Trail:   -

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $80.00

    Purchased At:   used

    Similar Products Used:   truvativ

    Bike Setup:   FCF 1 = Kind of Da Bomb XLR 8 frame, whit few modifications.
    Rockshock psylo xc (-01) Mavic 521 rims, Magura fun, Grimega hubs. Deore / sram centra gears. XT- V brake. XTR cranckset

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Carl Leist a Downhiller from C.W. Ohio

    Date Reviewed: July 10, 2002

    Strengths:    Wow, a chainguide with a decent design! Strong, Light, and won't mess your chain flow

    Weaknesses:    Tricky installation, but hey that's me

    Bottom Line:   
    I've found that most products from Roox are High quality and actually work when put on something other than a computer synthesis like other companies likely do. If you can get this or the other RooXies it's well worth. You can't break it, It's no that heavy to haul up hills, and the infamous Fuel Chainsuck hasn't occured since. Thanks Roox

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    Favorite Trail:   Caesars Creek

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $105.00

    Purchased At:   Cyclist Connection

    Similar Products Used:   Hussefelt Chainguied (cough it sucked cough)

    Bike Setup:   Free Ride Fuel 90

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by James Stapleton a Downhiller from England

    Date Reviewed: February 25, 2002

    Strengths:    very strong,my chain has never come off

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    Works just as well as something that costs 3 times the price and is perfect for downhillers duelers xcers jumpers and bsxers.The best on the market for all types of riding mountain bikes

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    Favorite Trail:   aston hills black run

    Duration Product Used:   6 months

    Price Paid:    $100.00

    Purchased At:   broadribbs

    Similar Products Used:   dmr speed guide (crap)mrp fsa

    Bike Setup:   Jump

    Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

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