Replacing crankset - should I replace...

baldspot
baldspot Posts: 38
edited July 2010 in Workshop
the chain and the cassette as well?

I have rode about 2000kms on the current chainset. I am changing the cranks from a triple to a double. Can you tell me if I should change the chain and casette as well?

thx

Comments

  • topdude
    topdude Posts: 1,557
    Ideally yes as the chain will be worn and maybe the cassette as well.
    However in the real world you could just change the chainset and see if it runs smoothly with no noise before changing he chain and cassette :D
    He is not the messiah, he is a very naughty boy !!
  • redddraggon
    redddraggon Posts: 10,862
    Should be fine, chain and cassette shouldn't be too worn.
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  • baldspot
    baldspot Posts: 38
    thx fellas - thought it should be OK. will gve it a whirl