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Bash Guide Premium Chain Guide

4 out of 5 stars
3 Reviews

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Bash Guide Premium Chain Guide

Don't let big hits interrupt your flow—attach the Absolute Black Bash Guide Premium Chain Guide to your rig to be sure your chain stays attached during rowdy trails. Its lightweight, simplistic design is easy to attach and features an adjustable chainline for universal compatibility. 


  • Bash chain guide prevents your chain from stopping your flow
  • Light, durable alloy is virtually weightless
  • Titanium inserts retain long-lasting durability
  • Adjustable chainline for universal compatibility
  • Item #ABC0008
[backplate] 7075 aluminum, [cage and bashplate] GF+PA66 polymer composite, [bolts] titanium
Mount Type
Chainring Sizes
(oval) 26 - 34 t, (round) 28 - 36 t
Claimed Weight
2.4oz (69g)
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Overall Rating

4 based on 3 ratings

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4 out of 5 stars

March 21, 2022

Works with 1x12

I've used it several times

Saves my frames from some hits! Works OK with 1x12 drivetrains. When I?m in the hardest gear, the chain rubs on the right side of the guide. When it?s in the easiest, it rubs the left side. It would get 5 stars if not for that. Guide should be a little wider

Drew R
3 out of 5 stars

April 17, 2021

Cheap plastic and fit issues

I've put it through the wringer

This component matches well with my Absolute Black oval 30T. However, the build quality is fairly flimsy - mostly plastic, which is really underwhelming. Also, the chain guide portion will NOT work with some boost spaced bikes. I ended up grinding the frame - side piece of the plastic jaw down to make it fit my 2020 Stumpjumper 29. AB supplies a lot of spacers for getting away from the frame, but they could make their product work better by making that inside jaw a thinner part.

Jay S
5 out of 5 stars

September 19, 2020

Works like it should

I've put it through the wringer

I bought this for my SC Bronson and it fits perfect. I have piece of mind that my chainring is protected from rocks and roots. It was quick and easy to install.