Do you discard the half link every time you change the chain?
I think I’ve assumed that in the average chain of >100 links, a worn half link was <2% of the ‘system’ and wasn’t enough to worry about.
As per the other thread about chains though, I do also replace my chain pretty frequently so it’s not like my half links would ever get really knackered.
Good point; I do indeed discard them. I also change chains frequently. Probably about every 1000 miles on average; less on the winter bike and that’s still with meticulous cleaning.
I’ve never got how people claim to get thousands of miles out of chains on fixed.
I use a geared bike on zwift and while it obviously doesn’t go outside, the chain has done at least 15k miles now and is still good according to the gauge…
How’s the tension on your fg?
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