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Crankset 101 Understanding Chainring

If you have just purchased your first high-quality bike, you may have noticed that you now have a chainring bolt just inside the spindle. Less expensive bicycles often have these welded on, but on a high-quality bike, you now have the ability to remove and replace your chainring as needed. These are usually included in your crankset, but you have the chance to change it out as well.

Let’s say we’re talking about a one speed bike with a one speed crank. You’ll have a 3.18mm chainring for one speed bikes.The spikes (called “teeth”) in the wheel engage the links in the bike chain in order to transfer energy to that rear wheel. For that reason, it’s extremely important to use the right size and design of chainring to ensure that the bicycle can move.

You can always ask for help from your local bike shop, but chainrin

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