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    1x11 xx1 - switching from 32t to 28t - how many links to remove?

    I'm new to XX1 and recently got a Rip 9 RDO with XX1 on it. Tomorrow I'm planning on switching the front chain ring from 32t to a 28t. I'm wondering as a guideline how many links from the chain I'll need to remove - I'm thinking likely 2 or 3 but wanted to check here first for some guidance.

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    If your chain was setup at a minimum length before then you probably don't need to remove any. But in theory, 2 links - or one link, depending on how you count links.
    You are removing 4 teeth - it is a 1/2 inch chain so you have removed 2 inches of circumference from the chain ring - your chain wraps approx. half the chain ring so you have reduced the required chain by 1 inch.

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