Chain Link Calculator

Chainring Size

Sprocket Size


Gear Inches

Chainstay Length (mm)

Dropout Length (mm)


Chain Link (Min)

Chain Link (Max)

  • Unsure of frame geometry? Head on over to Geometry Geeks
  • Chain Link count does not account for slack in the chain
  • Dropout minimum distance does not account for tire clearances
  • Not all framesets are compatible with larger diameter chainrings. To test chainring clearances please check out our Chainring Clearance Gauge
  • The minimum chain link count is rounded-up to the nearest even link
  • The maximum chain link count is rounded-down to the nearest even link

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