Chain Guide Question Home › Forum › Bike Forum › Chain Guide Question Overview Bike Forum Chat Forum For Sale Wanted Forum Help Classified Rules Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) Chain Guide Question philwarren11Member My bike has a X9 type rear mech, 2×10 setup with a bash and lower roller chain guide. Question is, why? Do i need a lower chainguide with this setup? Will i die if I ditch the lower guide? Posted 4 years ago BagstardMember Not essential, but your chain will rattle less and it is unlikely you will lose your chain with the guide on. Posted 4 years ago Adam@BikeWorksMember Short answer – No. Long answer – Noooooooooooooooooooo. Posted 4 years ago traildogMember You may drop a chain occasionally, or once in a blue moon depending on where you ride. This will not kill you. Posted 4 years ago Viewing 4 posts - 1 through 4 (of 4 total) The topic ‘Chain Guide Question’ is closed to new replies.