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    Steel chainrings make much more sense

    Does anyone make decent steel chainrings?

    It has occured to me that tasty aluminium rings are all well and good, but they are quite wasteful in that they can be ruined in less than 6 months of regular riding.....

    Does anyone offer a decent range of MTB cro-mo steel chain rings? If not. Why not?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kronik
    Does anyone make decent steel chainrings?

    It has occured to me that tasty aluminium rings are all well and good, but they are quite wasteful in that they can be ruined in less than 6 months of regular riding.....

    Does anyone offer a decent range of MTB cro-mo steel chain rings? If not. Why not?
    I did on my raceface cranks on my hucker... they were bomb proof rings and not a single shifting problem... abit pricey( 20 bucks for granny ring alone) but worth it. They were shimano rings not race face... raceface makes great steel rings too.

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    surly is now making middle rings in SS
    http://www.surlybikes.com/parts.html

    shimano deore level rings are steel & cheap. check out bikeman.com or aebike.com. dunno about a decent range though, they're missing a critical size of middle ring.

    Then there are Boone ti rings, but you go up a few levels in price with the longevity & bling of ti. lotsa talk about the boone rings over at the singlespeed board.

    Quote Originally Posted by kronik
    Does anyone make decent steel chainrings?

    It has occured to me that tasty aluminium rings are all well and good, but they are quite wasteful in that they can be ruined in less than 6 months of regular riding.....

    Does anyone offer a decent range of MTB cro-mo steel chain rings? If not. Why not?
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