Hebie Chainglider review

Snap-on chain protection

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £30.00 RRP | USD $44.38
Hebie Chainglider

Our review

Works well, though not as well as a traditional full chain case
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A chain case is a great idea for utility bikes – it weatherproofs your chain and keeps oil off your trousers. The Hebie Chainglider is a clip-together plastic sleeve for singlespeed or hub gear chains. It rests on top of your chain rather than attaching to your frame, which adds a bit of friction but means you don’t need tools to fit it. 

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The Chainglider weighs 225g and comes in three sizes, to fit a 42-44 tooth chainring and 19-20 tooth sprocket, a 38 tooth chainring and 18-22 tooth sprocket or a 42-44 tooth chainring and 15-17 tooth Rohloff sprocket. For any of these, the bottom bracket to rear axle distance must be 44-48cm.

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The clip-on case worked fine on a three-speed Dutch town bike, except that the gear cable’s eyebolt fouled the Chainglider in first gear. It would work better alongside a hub gear with a covered cable all the way to the hub.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Chainglider
Brand Hebie

Weight (g) 225
Colour Black
Features Available in - 42-44T with 19-20T sprocket or 38T chainring and 18-22T Sprocket or 42-44 Chainring with 15-17T Rohloff