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4.17/5 (6 Reviews)

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TA chainring

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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jens Jacob Iversen a Weekend Warrior from Århus, Denmark

Date Reviewed: November 5, 2002

Strengths:    Lasts long, no chainsuck, avalible in all sizes.

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I often ride places with a lot of sand so it is incredible hard conditions for chain, chainrings and cassette. I belive it has about the same strenghs as other good rings but the profile with low teeth is very good in mud and sand. When it comes to shifting it shifts. I do not care about silky-smooth shifting like you get on shimano stuff. It just has to work. Try it...

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Favorite Trail:   Idalp

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Strongligth, suntour.

Bike Setup:   CUBE team litening, sram 9.0, Magura Louise front, HS silver back, TIME pedals, Raceface Turbine LP, TA Specialites chainrings, ritchey seatpost and stem. No shimano.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jekyll a Cross Country Rider from Nijverdal

Date Reviewed: September 23, 2002

Strengths:    Cheap, light and made of high quality Aluminium.

Weaknesses:    Bad shifting when shifting under load, it doesn't shift at all. By far not as smooth as the original XT chainring or as blackspire.

Bottom Line:   
Fairly good chainrings for a cvevery low price. But dont expect smooth shifting

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   Bikeshop Amersfoort

Similar Products Used:   Shimano XT, Blackspire

Bike Setup:   Cannondale Jekyll 900 SL 2001. All shimano XT setup

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Darkman a Cross Country Rider from Ghent, Belgium

Date Reviewed: August 28, 2002

Strengths:    It lasts forever. It's still not worn out after about 4000 miles ! I change the chain regularly though. It's also a stiff chainring, with average weight. It comes in different sets of colors (that last).

Weaknesses:    Shifting isn't 100% fluid, when shifting to the big ring (32 to 44)

Bottom Line:   
A good product for a small price. It lasts long, but the shifting could be better if you're a racer.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $30.00

Similar Products Used:   Coda

Bike Setup:   Cannondale F700 with XT and SRAM

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Gary Fletcher a Weekend Warrior from Merseyside, England

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2001

Strengths:    Flashy, good looks, available in a range of colours, light

Weaknesses:    price, but you get what you pay for

Bottom Line:   
The best chainrings That I have had so far but they still could fail me, but I doubt it

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Favorite Trail:   Dips NB

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $30.00

Purchased At:   MBUK

Similar Products Used:   Vuelta 44T

Bike Setup:   Rigid, Sidekick forks, D521, everything LX alot of DMR

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by carbone a Cross Country Rider from Nancy - France

Date Reviewed: November 14, 2000

Strengths:    Light, nice, fiability

Weaknesses:    price

Bottom Line:   
Are you know these products? No. Try them, really nice.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $30.00

Similar Products Used:   Stronglight, shimano, Onza

Bike Setup:   Jekyll, XMax, StrongLight Century

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by FredV a Cross-Country Rider from Lyon, France

Date Reviewed: May 28, 1999

Works well, light, strong, available in several sizes and colors.

Bottom Line:   
Look nice, work fine, are light, what else should you ask for ?

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
Shimano, Sugino, Onza

Bike Setup:   
F2000 98 Race Face crank 180mm 26 36 46 rings XTR 12-32 cassette, sachs PC91 chain.

Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

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Chainguide/Tensioner recommendations for a double chainring with bashguard?

Ok, so I just purchased a 2014 Kona Process 153DL and love it but the chain will slip off or drop to the small ring quite often when taking any sort of hit. It is stock right now with a XO clutch rear mech, 22/36/Bashguard set up. Can I just get a tensioner and keep current bashguard or should it ... Read More »

Chainring for E*Thirteen 1x11 on Ripley

Just picked up a Ripley with a X01 kit which came with an E*Thirteen crank and 32T chainring. I'd much prefer a 30T chainring (lots of climbing here in the Colorado front range) and my LBS offered to swap it out, except that apparently E*Thirteen is out of 30T rings and has no idea when they're go ... Read More »

XT 785 Crankset w/ 32T Chainring rubbing.

anyone have any experience with this setup? it's a Shimano XT M785 10 Speed Double Crankset with a 32T Blackspire Ring. it looks like the chain just slightly rubs on the spider (104b) of the crank. could probably get away with it, as it looks like the chain is completed seated....but it'll de ... Read More »

Chainring 42t shimano xt m-780 is compatible with crankset xtr m-980

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Replace chainring and cassette?

I currently have a 2x up front on my bike and for the riding here prefer it over a single ring. My big rings teeth are very worn down and have recently slipped off it a few times and been hard to shift into it. My cassette is a little worn but nothing like my chainring. If I replace my big ring ... Read More »

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