Blackspire Downhill Chainring

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MSRP : $45.99


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Blackspire Downhill Chainring: Blackspire's stuff is legendary among the aggressive-use crowd. These no-nonsense rings have no ramps or shift gates to throw your chain, so they're ideal for downhill race bikes...


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by næstep a Cross Country Rider from SF Bay Area, CA

Date Reviewed: March 15, 2003

Strengths:    Beefy, round, nice basic finish

Weaknesses:    Maybe too beefy?

Bottom Line:   
Probably a little overbuilt for my XC needs, Black Spire DH rings are great because the come in so many sizes & BCD patterns and are all in the "normal range" of sizes required by the Rohloff Speedhub.

They're fat suckers, gotta be 3 or 4mm thick at the mounting position, but they're stiff as heck and wear well. Even the black anodization stands up pretty well as the miles are piled on.

I've got two on two different bikes, both 40T, one a 5-bolt compact and the other a 4-bolt. They're both round — no hot spots apparent on the SS-like setups.

If you're not too gram conscious and in a bind for the right size DH/SS ring, there's a good chance Black Spire hase the size you need.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   GroundZero.co.nz & Webcyclery.com

Similar Products Used:   Spot SS

Bike Setup:   Used w/ Rohloff Speedhub

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