e*thirteen make some of the most popular chain guides and its latest product is aimed squarely at the trail rider wanting to embrace the growing trend for 1×10 setups.
Putting their years of World Cup experience to good use, the company has developed the LG1 TR to be as light as possible, it weighs just 118g.
A precision machined and engraved 6061 backplate compatible with ISCG-05, ISCG Old and BB combines with an adjustable lower arm and Tech 3 Stealth Roller for smooth and quiet operation.
Setup is made easier with adjustable indexed sliders. It’ll work with 33-38t chainrings and is available in black or white. It costs £109.
It follows the news recently of Truvativ’s X-Guide chain device, designed to work with 2×10 transmissions. Are we about to witness the rise of chain devices as standard features on long travel trail bikes?