Can i keep a chainguard ?


 

If you do extreme rides (hard enduro ,DH or freeride...) it is probably better to use a chainguard.

 

  several solutions are available.

 

-1 / We sell an upper part chainguard which is fixed on the LIFT plate : this is the easiest solution, if you are worried, use this option which costs 75 euro ...

 

- 2 / You probably have an additional mount : There are many possible mounts other than the ISCG mounting for an anti-derailment: on collar , TYPE E, DIRECT MOUNT, on the bases (cguide) , you can use a different standard of anti derailment that many brands propose : E13, MRP, CGUIDE etc ...

 

- 3 / narrow/wide face race system: This technology, used on the latest bikes since approximately 2013 means that no anti-derailment system is necessary... Our kits are sold with narrow/wide race face sprockets which significantly reduces derailments, especially if they are coupled with a sadow derailleur (Shimano) or type 2 (sram.).

 

you can read a very interesting test about narrow/wide here:

http://www.vitalmtb.com/product/guide/Chainrings,19/Race-Face/Narrow-Wide,13126

You can see Under the différents standards avaiable for chainguide (doc MRP)

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