Chain Wheel: Its Importance And Features
A wheel is responsible for transferring the rider’s energy by turning the crank to the rear wheel through the bike chain. It is round in shape and has spikes connected to the crank that helps to pull the bike chain around. The size of a wheel is measurable with the help of several spikes or teeth it has. The wheel plays a vital role in bike’s gearing. Bigger wheel means higher gear, and smaller rings mean lower gear. More top gear is hard to push; therefore, it is applicable in sloping rides. Lower gears are easy to drive. Therefore, it is useful when a rider climbs the hill. Thus on mountain biking gears along with chainring plays a vital role.
Importance Of A Chain Wheel
A chainring attaches to the pedals and the chains. When a rider rotates lever, he turns the wheel that ultimately rotates the bike chain. The chain is connected to the rear wheel that rotates the rim and finally propels the cycle. Therefore all these mechanisms are interconnected, and the absence of anyone of them can stop the cyclist. Apart from this, a wheel also helps in changing the gear. Thus a rider can increase or decrease his speed accordingly. Even the teeth on the wheel hold the chain and do not allow it to drop down quickly. A ring does not require much maintenance and, therefore, can self-clean from dirt, soil, and mud. The design of the wheel produces less noise.
Features And Specifications
The wheel comprises of high-quality aluminum material that makes it rustproof and durable. It comes in a black color that gives it a sporty look. The ring is applicable on 9, 10, 11, and 12-speed bikes. The thickness of the wheel is 10 mm that makes it long-lasting. The size of the chain-line is 49 mm. The ring comes in various sizes depending upon the number of teeth. They come in 30T, 32T, 34T, 36T, and also 38T. The more the teeth bigger are the wheel and thus better performance in the mountains.
Specification: Chain Wheel: Its Importance And Features
|Chainwheel Teeth|| |
|Model Number|| |
STONE GXP-6mm-offset chainring
|Crank Length|| |
Fit for sram GXP and Long BB30 Crank
|Fit for|| |
for Sram XX1/ XX1Eagle/X01/X01 Eagle/GX Eagle/X1-1400/GX-1400/X0/X9
oval narrow and wide chainring