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    KS link compatible chain guide

    I have a blackspire stinger installed on my 2013 spitfire. In order for the chain to clear the chainstays in the granny gear, it has to be mounted pretty low, which kills my ground clearance. Does anyone know of a 2x chainguide that works with the frame? I like the look of the blackspire Twinty guide, but only if it fits.

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    for what it's worth I run an MRP X2 guide on my 2x9 Spitfire V2. I had to modify it w/ a dremel to get it to rotate low enough to clear the chainstay. It works fine, better than I ever got it to function on the V1, but the plate is probably weaker now and in general the X2 pulley attachment is flimsy, and ground clearance might not be any better than a stinger... in general I can't really recommend an X2 but it's what I run for now.

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    I use "GARDENA REINFORCED GARDEN HOSE"

    .....no money big resultsKS link compatible chain guide-img_0013.jpg

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    Hahaha yes, but took the red ones and covered it with black Gaffa-Tape - the rockinī Musicans most helpfull Tool




    e.13 TRS and Blackspire Twinty Guides should work too ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by filbike View Post
    I use "GARDENA REINFORCED GARDEN HOSE"

    .....no money big resultsClick image for larger version. 

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    The improved version that provides more double chainring compatibility consists in making the cross section more elliptical horizontally, by putting a ziptie wrapping stay and hose altogether and crushing it a little bit. (no pic, sorry)

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    Hej guys!
    Keith advised me to post my specific question over here, so here it comes:
    I had quite some problems trying to mount a XO chainguide. It looks as if theres no room at all for a lower guide. So before buying anything new and probably quite expensive i want to know if somebodys has the 32 or 34-36 silent guide mounted to his spitfire? I run a Zee derailleur (ultrashort cage) and flipchips in their lowest position, so theres very little clearance between chain and chainstays. Right now i am trying the garden hose solution but it doesn't look like its going to last...

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    Re: KS link compatible chain guide

    Can always try the Bionicon c.guide. Kinda the same thing as the garden hose but 1 looks better and 2 will last longer.

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    I put a blackspire twinty2x on and with the chips in neutral geo position, I can adjust it so the chain wont rub. I switched to the slack position for a day at the bike park, and the chain did rub when it was in the granny. Luckily I didn't spend any time in the granny that day! If you have a clutch derailleur and a bashring, you might not need a chain guide anyway.

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