53t or 52t!!??

steve23 Posts: 2,202
edited December 2008 in Workshop
the time has come for me to replace my chainrings, i thoughts i was riding a 53t front ring, but its actually a 52!!!

if i put a 53 on, will i need to.....
1. adjust the chain length
2. adjust the front derallier
3. notice any difference!!??

any info is great, thanks!!!
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  • maddog 2
    maddog 2 Posts: 8,114
    1. no - you'll add half a link to the chain length which shouldn't make any difference.

    2. maybe, depends on how close the current setting is. Try it and see.

    3. you'll be faster, for sure 8)
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