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Profile Chain Tensioners

Profile Racing Inc.

United States


Profile Racing 3/8" Chain Tensioners

  • Designed for BMX racing
  • First available in 2006 (maybe late-2005)
  • Available throughout 2015
  • Initially described as 'CNC machined Profile Racing logo Chain Tensioners' (Source: 'New for 2006' Profile fold-out catalog)
  • Will help keep your chain tight and rear wheel from shifting in the dropouts during high torque situations - like pedaling hard from a dead-stop
  • Suitable for most BMX track frames - you might need to file them slightly, depending on your frame
  • Only compatible with 3/8" (10 mm) rear hub axles
  • CNC machined from a solid block of Billet aluminum
  • Includes two (2) adjusting screws to keep your chain tight
  • Comes with two (2) hardened steel inserts for longer life
  • Sold in pairs - both tensioners look identical (not left side or right side specific)
  • Weight: 1.7 oz (pair) - Source: Dan's Comp
  • Weight: 65g (2.3 oz) - Source: Bunneys Bikes Ltd
  • Colors (some no longer available): polished, black, blue, red, aqua (sky blue), green, gold, grape (purple), antifreeze (lime green), tangerine (orange), white, brown
  • Available in tropical colors (aqua, grape, antifreeze, tangerine, etc.) by 2007 (Source: 'New for 2007' Profile fold-out catalog)
  • MSRP: $32.99 USD (in 2015)
  • Made in the U.S.A.

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  • Posted 2015-04-20 8:40pm
  • Updated 2017-09-12 6:51am