I recently converted to a 1x9 set up and love it. Far fewer cuts to the right leg.
I took off the outer 44 chain ring, left the 22 (figured it was too much work to take off w/o the right tools), added a bash guard, and added a chain stop on the inside.
That got me thinking: Are there performance advantages and/or weight advantages to buying a single speed crank rather than converting as I did?
For example, I was looking at Bontrager's Single Speed Lite:
Would there be any compatibility issues?
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