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Sucks! Ever since I have switched over to a F/S frame, I have had problems with the chain falling off or snapping. It did get better when I picked up an SRAM chain, but it still falls off a lot. I'm afraid to go too short because I don't want the snapping to start again.

Anyway, anyone tried one of these?

http://cgi.ebay.com/SMT-Chainkeeper...ameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem#ebayphotohosting

Any other suggestions?
 

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My Coiler has actual chain suck alot in granny gear but considering it's my dh/fr bike I just stay out of that gear.It was a design flaw in the bike......so in all I guess I am no help to you...there you go...Kona
 

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The chain dropping onto the bottom bracket shell is not shain suck. It's chain drop.

Chain drop is caused by a poorly adjusted F. Derailler, a chain that's too long, a weak R. derailler spring, a rear derailler that's clogged with dirt or hasn't been lubed, a poor chainline, or any combination of them.

Chain keepers work well if they fit your bike.
 

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Blue Shorts said:
The chain dropping onto the bottom bracket shell is not shain suck. It's chain drop.

Chain drop is caused by a poorly adjusted F. Derailler, a chain that's too long, a weak R. derailler spring, a rear derailler that's clogged with dirt or hasn't been lubed, a poor chainline, or any combination of them.

Chain keepers work well if they fit your bike.
Sorry Blue Shorts, all that true advice and the kooks vanish. They can't handle the simple truth .
 

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Berkeley Mike said:
and all this time I thought it was the magical SRAM chain fix.
SRAM chains are very good. My first choice .
 

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Blue Shorts said:
The chain dropping onto the bottom bracket shell is not shain suck. It's chain drop.

Chain drop is caused by a poorly adjusted F. Derailler, a chain that's too long, a weak R. derailler spring, a rear derailler that's clogged with dirt or hasn't been lubed, a poor chainline, or any combination of them.

Chain keepers work well if they fit your bike.
I agree but the ebay ad was talking about the chain eating up the chainstay. I have no idea how that thing on the bottom bracket would protect the chainstay, it's just a ghetto chainguide.

I'm not too sure that piece of metal warrents a patent either. :rolleyes:

edit: Holy Crap! The website for those things is borderline porn. Does the sales phrase "sex sells" apply to bike parts?
 
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