Bicycle Chain by the meter

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Bicycle Chain by the meter

Postby foreversummer » 22 Jun 2015, 4:07pm

We've just returned from a long distance tour on our recumbents and need to replace the chains. We would like replace them with chain in one length, does anyone know if there is somewhere that sells chain by the meter off a reel?

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Re: Bicycle Chain by the meter

Postby [XAP]Bob » 22 Jun 2015, 4:11pm

No, but chains do connect end to end quite happily. And you don't need to hunt as far to find the split link either....
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Re: Bicycle Chain by the meter

Postby Tigerbiten » 24 Jun 2015, 12:06pm

You could always go into Halfords and ask for a recumbent chain 360 links long.
And then try not to crack up when they hunt for it ,........... :D

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Re: Bicycle Chain by the meter

Postby [XAP]Bob » 24 Jun 2015, 3:09pm

Tigerbiten wrote:You could always go into Halfords and ask for a recumbent chain 360 links long.
And then try not to crack up when they hunt for it ,........... :D

Oh, a wonderful game that would be...
A shortcut has to be a challenge, otherwise it would just be the way. No situation is so dire that panic cannot make it worse.
There are two kinds of people in this world: those can extrapolate from incomplete data.

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Re: Bicycle Chain by the meter

Postby dkmwt » 24 Jun 2015, 8:23pm

I'm not sure what make or model you ride but ICE in Falmouth sell the correct length of chain for a trike for similar price as a standard chain.
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Re: Bicycle Chain by the meter

Postby foreversummer » 26 Jun 2015, 4:53pm

Thanks for your replys, we've ordered 22ft of chain in one length from Cyclecentric