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Old 04-15-2010, 07:05 AM   #74
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Originally Posted by Clayjars
I am surprised no one has mentioned how much better chains are today than 20+ years ago. In the 80's I had to adjust the chains ALL the time. Now, my DL650 hasn't even moved since new.
Agreed. The advent of the O-ring (and the subsequent Z- and X-ring) chain has markedly improved chain life. The steel has also gotten much better. All my bikes are chain drive and it does not bother me one iota.
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