I have a 2008 specialized hardrock pro that I'm considering converting to ss. I'm wondering exactly what I'll need, and how much it will cost. I will do all work myself. Do I need new cranks?
i'm sort of in the ghetto bike crowd, so i run surly chain rings and cogs (33-16). they're the most durable and not very expensive. i also use a surly spacer kit.Destin said:Thanks. I can't wait to ditch my gears and start the new season on an ss. That way I can quit wasting money on drivetrain repairs and upgrade some stuff. Any recomendations on brands for the cogs, chainrings, and the tensioner?
I got mine real tight without the half link, just lucky i guess, but I assumed that I still need the tensioner to account for chain strech? I'm using a KMC chain from misfit. I haven't riden it yet, waiting on some parts. Thxeat_dirt said:most people would argue that you try to get your chain line tensioned with half links than something that provides drag like a singleator.
that's about it, really.