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Universal Cycles has the MRP Slalom 3 chainguide with Alloy bash ring for $133 or Lexan for $148. Is the Lexan worth the extra $15?

ps - there is no decision to be made on the chainguide. Suggestions for an e13 aren't necessary.
 

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hmm i would go for an E13...anyways now that i got that out of the way. I dont really think that the Lexan is that much better then just a normal chain guide but for an extra $15 would do it
 

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OK I guess it's necessary. The e13 requires "slight modification" to fit the demo9. There's no reason for me to have to modify a brand new product. The MRP is as good or better and I like the orange rollers. So, lexan or alloy ring? I'm leaning toward the alloy. I like the grinding sound when I hit rocks. But if the lexan is otherwise a much better choice I'd go for it.
 

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RTM said:
Universal Cycles has the MRP Slalom 3 chainguide with Alloy bash ring for $133 or Lexan for $148. Is the Lexan worth the extra $15?

ps - there is no decision to be made on the chainguide. Suggestions for an e13 aren't necessary.

well some people say you will have trouble down the way with alloy bash rings cuzz they could bend etc. i dont really now about mrp's lexan bashguard but i know the e-13 is a sick guard. i have onyl heard of one person ever breaking one and it was cuzz he tightened the bolts down to tights and in cracked. but e-13 has great customer service and will warranty any of that stuff even if u do somehow manage to break it (or so i have heard). i dont think u should spend the etrxa 15. i think u should hold the extra 40 and just get an E-13 for 109
 

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I've bent enough Alu guards to say definitely get the Lexan, in the end you'll save yourself money, since you'll be buying one eventually.
 

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I've had much better success with the lexan guards. I'm a hack sometimes, and like to plow through things. The aluminum bashes I've had get chunks taken out and can get deformed/bent, vs the lexan that glides across rocks , and downed trees while staying true.
 

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E13 all the way, Slight modification? That probobly means you will have to shave it a little or something to fit it, no big deal. GET IT.
 
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