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Old 06-17-2010, 08:11 PM
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Default Chain sizes

Can anybody tell me wht the difference in the size of drive chain is as in 415-410 and whatever regular bicycle is and how chain is measured?

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Old 06-17-2010, 09:00 PM
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Default Re: Chain sizes

I've benn wondering that too. I was looking at this: Roller chain - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia but it didn't tell me how 415 and 410 came into play. I'll probably have to read it more carefully.
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Old 06-18-2010, 02:32 AM
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Default Re: Chain sizes

http://motorbicycling.com/f3/chain-sizes-18398.html

This is a thread I had a while back. There is a link in the second or third post that sends you to a site and scroll down and look at the chart.

Just for reference a BMX or single speed chain is 1/8" wide and a multispeed bike is 3/32" wide. This is for comparison.

I went with the #41 chain which is a little wider than the 415 and helped straighten up my chain line being off.
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Old 06-19-2010, 10:36 PM
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Default Re: Chain sizes

Here is a good place to get some heavy duty #41 chain at a very good price.
#41 Roller Chain
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