Sunday, November 28, 2010

Chainguard Revolution

About ten years ago, I was looking for a new bike equipped with something you would think would not be that difficult to find: a chain guard.

Today, […] many manufacturers, from big companies to small start-ups, make specifically urban bicycles, meant for city riding, not laps around the track or careening down a mountain. […] All with that most coveted of things, a chain guard. Some even have the Dutch-style ones, that wrap completely around the chain.

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See?? It all starts with the chainguard! That's what I've been tryin' to say!

1 comment:

  1. China's magnificent "Flying Pigeon" has an impressive chain guard. Apparently over 75 million of them have been built. You can get them reasonably cheap in the US. They appear every once in a while in Munich bike shops. I think they are beautiful.