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    Flash 29er carbon 1x10 set up - any advice on MRP chain guide?

    Going 1 x 10 on my Flash Carbon 2 29er, unsure which MRP chain guide to use:

    - Should I get the direct mount SE/3 or could I use the seat tube mounted guide?

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    The seat tube mounted guide looks cleaner, so would like to use this if possible.

    Also will use:

    - Homebrewed spiderless chainring 34T to go on XO Cranks
    - Already have a 11-36 cassette, plan to go 9-36 when Hope releases this.

    Also if anyone has any experience of doing this on a Flash 29er I' like to hear your views on how best to execute this.

    Thanks

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    I wouldn't get a seat tube clamped one, the frame wasn't designed to have something clamped around it's seat tube (is it even round in that area anyway?).

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    Hey, did you get to setup your Flash with 1x10? I was thinking of doing this on mine, except for the 3bolt FSA cranks that don't work well with any single chain rings.

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    i planned to do a 1 x 10 set up ...

    32 front , 11-40 rear

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    If you have a clutch rear der (like SRAM Type 2), I believe you should just be able to use a narrow/wide drop-stop ring up front (like Wolftooth) and not have to deal with the chain guide.

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    i have a Di2 gruppo

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    Only you Eliflap! You probably have carbon wheels on your car too!

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    ahahahahah , alloy rims ... i have not the carbon revolution wheelset

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    I have set up my carbon flash 1x10 with XTR clutch rear mech and race face narrow/wide ring recently. Works perfectly and no device needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bones01 View Post
    If you have a clutch rear der (like SRAM Type 2), I believe you should just be able to use a narrow/wide drop-stop ring up front (like Wolftooth) and not have to deal with the chain guide.
    This is what I have done, Works flawlessly. I have a non clutch RD and have had no problems over the last 300km. I have even tried my best to get a drop.

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    I have a Flash Carbon 2 with sram crank and Wolf Tooth chainring (no chain guide) using an XX rear derailleur (non clutch), XX cassette and I have not had ANY chain drop. I would agree a clutch der. would probably give more assurance but it in reality it hasn't been an issue for me.

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