Chainguide shaves a bundle of weight with no compromise

MRP shows carbon G2 at Sea Otter

The MRP G2 chainguide has been previewed in carbon at the Sea Otter Classic.

The new guide weighs in at only 197 grams for the 36-40T size thanks to the carbon boomerang and weight-optimised skid. It also features increased compatibility and adjustability with a new upper arm design.

The 32-36T version is expected to weigh in at a svelte 170 grams. The adjustable upper arm is fixed by the upper ISCG bolt, so there is no compromise in added weight to gain the adjustment. The carbon guides still feature MRP’s patented integrated bash guard technology.

“By allowing independent adjustment of the upper and lower guides, the ‘Super-G’ lets the rider easily dial in the optimum position for each individual bike. This is extremely helpful on some bikes where you might have a pivot or dropped chainstay in the way,” said Ryan Cranston, MRP product manager.

Also being released at Sea Otter is the new 1.X guide from MRP. This guide has been developed and tested in partnership with Giant XC Pro Adam Craig. The 1.X weighs in at only 58 grams and is designed for the gram counting cross country rider seeking reliable chain retention for their 1 x 9. There are two sizes available, 32-36T and 36-40T. The guide is bb-mount only for simplicity and light weight, and features a chainline adjustable upper guide to dial it in.

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