FSA Team Issue CN-1102N 11 Speed Cycle Chain
Save 56% on the Team Issue CN-1102N Chain by FSA!
FSA Team Issue CN-1102N 11sp Chain
11-speed, low drag, slick shifitng chain from FSA. This could be the final link in their rumoured full groupset; we hope it is because it's a brilliant piece of kit. Low friction pins and rollers Peened pins Reusable quick link included 116 links 260grams FSA have just taken over one of Taiwan's oldest bike chain manufacturers and they've inherited brilliant production quality and beefed it up with some smart thinking of their own. The new FSA 11-speed team issue chain uses improved metallurgy over existing chains and FSA claim it will outlast anything from Shimano or SRAM. Put them to the test. Weight: 260g.
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FSA (or Full Speed Ahead) are renowned for producing lightweight yet functional bike components - such as chainsets, handlebars, seatposts and stems. Traditionally finished in black, FSA supply several professional teams in MTB and Road, including overall GC victories in all three of the main grand tours. For 2017, sponsored riders include Vicenzo Nibali, Fabio Aru and Robert Gesink. Although a touch sparse on information, should you wish you can find out more about FSA at http://www.fullspeedahead.com/en/company.
About Merlin Cycles
This cycling deal was found at Merlin Cycles, one of the UK's most famous bike shops, located up North!
Merlin Cycles started life in 1993, founded by John Moss as a mail order Mountain Bike business ran directly from his spare bedroom in Chorley. Due to early growth, shortly afterwards he opened his first outlet in Ormskirk, and a few years later in 1998, the company grew into larger premises, moving to Leyland.
In the 1990's and early 2000's, Merlin were known for their ranges of mountain bike hardtails, released under the Rock Lobster and Merlin "Malt" brands. These steel and aluminium hardtails were designed in house, available as framesets or complete bikes, representing excellent value for money. The company was also well known for their handbuilt MTB wheels, which in my experience lasted for years without needing truing!
Merlin have always been competitive on pricing, particularly on suspension forks, brakes, wheels and groupsets, which continues to this day. Nowadays they have introduced road cycling equipment and clothing into their product ranges, due to the increase in popularity in this field, thus catering for a broader range of cyclists.