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I can't find any good information about this anywhere and all the calculators are either for up to 11 speed or in inches, which is pure klingon to me.
I need to figure out how long chain do I need to buy for a full suspension bike that will have 32t chainring and 10-51t casette. That length of the rear part of the frame I forgot what's it called will supposedly be 435mm or something.

Does anyone know whether 116 links chain will be enough or not?
 

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That won't help me, I don't have a bike yet. I am putting together the components.
 

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How does it not help you?

You buy the chain and size it down. Unless you are riding a recumbent or tandem or have a bike that has a high idler, the chain length in the package (116 links) is longer than what you will need.
 

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If your chainstay length is 435mm, a 116 should work.
 

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12-speed chains are only available with 126 links so your choice is simple.
 

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That's not true at all.



All the sram and Shimano 12 speed mountain bike ones I've seen are, which ones aren't?

At any rate, if it were me I'd get a 126 link one for sure and count links you remove after installing it, then next time you'll know.
 
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