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BMX Sprocket Different Than MTB?

Discussion in 'The Shop' started by Hawk 5420, Jan 14, 2008.

  1. Hawk 5420

    Hawk 5420 Chimp

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    ok i have an 06 gt ruckus UF and i messed up the back wheel. so for X-mas i got a set of mavic deemax rims. i wanted to put a 9 speed cassette on the deemax and just use it on the ruckus as a single speed. the reason for that is so when i go DH i can swap the rims over to my bighit and not have to be pulling the cassette all the time. my problem is when i got everything set up the chain i bought wasnt lining up on the front sprocket but it fit fine on the cassette. do i have a BMX front sprocket or something? and if so can i just switch it with a MTB sprocket or do i have to change the crank too?
    thanks alot
    shane
     

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  2. Wumpus

    Wumpus makes avatars better

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    You might have a wider chainring if there is only a single ring. You'll need to pick up a 9sp chainring then.
     
  3. w00dy

    w00dy In heaven there is no beer

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    A narrower chain too.
     
  4. Gopher

    Gopher Monkey

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    you can use a bmx sprocket with a 9spd chain as long as its the 3/32 tooth size otherwise no dice profile makes them in about every color and size you could ever want in the 3/32 size.