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what is the correct chain size for my bike [duplicate]

I broke my chain and I am trying to find a new one to buy. I have tried looking though had no luck. I have a 2014 giant boulder with 3 at the front and 8 at the back. So all I need is a size.
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Chain length. how long or how many links [duplicate]

I measured from the middle of each sprocket and it's 17 inches. Not sure what length of chain I should get
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Adjusting chain length [duplicate]

I am upgrading a vintage 10speed, new chain was purchased. The new chain was a couple of links shorter than the original that I removed. I currently have the new chain connected with a piece of wire. ...
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New bike chain for my mountain bike [duplicate]

I have a hardtail mountain bike and recently I broke the 4 year old chain that I had on it. I’m looking for a new one and I’m wondering how many links I need for a 3x9(27 speed) bike.
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Trek 750 multitrack chainnsize and length? [duplicate]

It has 3 gears in the front and 7 gears in the rear. And the derailers are suntour XC-Master.
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New bike chain? [duplicate]

I know very little about bikes but have just changed my gearing to 40 single on the front and a 11-28 on the back of my Mountain Bike . What would be the right chain length to get please ?
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How many chain links do I need?

Looking for chains at ebay, I see, that they have 106, 114, 116 links and so on. I have a racing bike (2x7) and see, that chains are often announced as 6-7-8-speed, 10-speed, 11-speed. Since there ...
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I shortened my chain, is this bad?

H, I'm pretty new to bike maintenance. This weekend I tried breaking my chain to clean it. This went well up until I accidentally popped the chain pin out and as a result had to remove a link. This ...
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Are all 9 speed chains compatible with all 9 speed systems?

My current chain is x9, but it's expensive in eBay. Can I use any 9 speed chain like on this page?
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I think I have installed my new rear deraileur incorrectly, can anyone give me some advice

I have replaced the derailleur on my daughters Dawes Academy 26, but I think it looks wrong. On the lowest cog (gear 8) the derailleur looks like this: enter image description here: I assumed that ...
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What methods to determine chain length?

I would like to know what methods there are to size chain length on a derailleur geared bike. There should be more than one answer, so there are effectively no wrong answers - don’t be shy. What are ...
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Chain length is too long

It seems me, that the chain is too long. Probably this is the reason, why the chain falls sometimes. By how many links I should shorten the length? P.S. Probably the reason for it, that my 52T ...