£69.95 £59.99 (price including VAT)
BBS01 BBS02 42T Chain wheel NOT Lekkie Bling Ring BLACK
BBS01 BBS02 42T Chain wheel similar to but NOT Lekkie Bling Ring BLACK
WILL NOT FIT BBSHD
Suitable for narrow wide chains, 9-11 speed (not all 11 speeds fit but recommended KMC E chains do)
We love the Bling Ring but at nearly £100 it just seemed like a crazily expensive item (the Leckie is a lovely piece of kit). So we contacted our motor supplier, who is one of the biggest in the electric bike world.
They told us that they can get the same chain wheel, made in the same factory but without the brand name (it’s copy righted) for a lot less money. We bought and sold the original chain wheel, and at trade price to us, it cost more than our sale price – crazy!!!
This does make sense to use, as different sellers have different mark ups, different costs. We already know (and so do you from our prices) that we keep our mark-up lower than other UK sellers with the same overheads and still give warranty here in the UK – no sending bikes abroad waiting to be fixed). We are really efficient in the way we: store, distribute and advertise/sell our stock. So often our prices are lower. We sell a lot of items and in 2017 were told by eBay that we hit the top 10% of leisure sales for June, July and August (we no longer sell on eBay due to increased fees). I’m guessing because we are: UK stock, cheaper and not greedy.
We have compared these chain wheels side by side to Lekkie, and honestly, mechanically cannot tell the difference.
We recommend Brighton ebikes if you want to buy the Lekkie – Darren is a great guy and ships quick!
BBS01 & BBS02 42T Chain wheel
Made from: CNC 7075 Aluminum, T6 heat treated (we have not tested this but they last thousands of miles, never snapped a tooth or bent), anodized finish.
Narrow wide tooth pattern (designed to keep the chain on the wheel and stop chain derailment). Thickening of the teeth also increases durability.
Chain Offset: 18.3mm
This is the smallest chain wheel that can “Clam Shell” the motor and bring the chain line back inwards towards the frame allowing better chain line.
(For Non Fat Bikes) This is the ONLY chain wheel size and offset that we recommend. If the chain wheel is smaller, it will not come inboard and the chain line will be too far “off board” causing alignment issues. If you use a bigger chain wheel, you will over burden the motor. The BBSHD has a maximum of 160RPM. Use a cadence calculator and you can see how fast this would be if you could use all your gears and had enough power – a minimum of 55MPH. This is not attainable with a standard motor and will either burn out your motor or your battery BMS will trip (we have tried and tested every size and shape you can think of).
You need this smaller chain wheel, to help the motor for higher torque, (getting up steep hills, acceleration).
If this chain wheel fails you in any way, send it back for money back or replacement within 1 year of purchase. The only way this wheel will fail is if you impact it on a hard surface or run a terrible (stuck in an extreme gear) chain line for thousands of miles (and then it will have one sided extra wear)
We reserve the right to slightly modify or change this product without notice.
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