Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Join Date
    Jan 2013

    How big of a gxp x01 chainring will fit on the new nimble 9? Pics of my 30t included.

    I have a 30t on there now and was wondering if i could go any bigger. I have included pics for whatever they are worth, if anything.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails How big of a gxp x01 chainring will fit on the new nimble 9? Pics of my 30t included.-photo-1-.jpg  

    How big of a gxp x01 chainring will fit on the new nimble 9? Pics of my 30t included.-photo-2-.jpg  

  2. #2
    Professional Hobbyist
    Reputation: RPK3's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    When I first built my nimble 9 with an XX1 crankset, I used the 32t chainring that came with it. 32t works just fine. Not sure if there is clearance to go bigger. Now I have the 30t on, otherwise I would measure it for you.

    How big were you hoping to go? I found myself wanting an easier gear for longer climbs with the tall final drive ratio of the large volume 29er Hans Dampf and an 11-36 cassette. I'm happier with the 30t. The Canfield micro9 looks like a cool way to add top end speed to a small chainringed 1x10 setup. But obviously it's much more expensive than just swapping a chainring.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Dr Wankel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    I'm running a 32t MRP Bling Ring on my XX1 cranks and have about 3.6mm of clearance between the chain ring and the chain stay. I think a 34t Bling Ring would fit easily, a 36t would probably be getting pretty tight though.

    The clearance with your stock 30t looks tighter than mine does with my 32t so maybe the Bling Ring has a different chainline?

Similar Threads

  1. Giant xtc 2005 8250gr. (pics included)
    By MaLoL in forum Weight Weenies
    Replies: 25
    Last Post: 01-25-2014, 10:49 PM
  2. New frame for 2001 Specialized hardrock. Pics Included
    By Michael1994 in forum Bike and Frame discussion
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 06-01-2013, 06:23 AM
  3. 650B HD 140 vs. HD 160-Pics included
    By El Chingon in forum Ibis
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 05-14-2012, 11:01 PM
  4. 2011 GT Karakoram 2.0 is included
    By Mountain916 in forum 29er Bikes
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 04-26-2012, 08:05 PM
  5. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 09-04-2011, 07:40 AM

Members who have read this thread: 0

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts



VISIT US AT and the ConsumerReview Network are business units of Invenda Corporation

(C) Copyright 1996-2018. All Rights Reserved.