Shimano XT HG95 SIL-TEC 10 Speed Bike Chain
Shimano XT HG95 SIL-TEC 10sp Chain
Shimano XT HG95 SIL-TEC 10 Speed Chain Shimano XT 10-speed chain for the new Dyna-Sys 10-speed drivetrain. It is more efficient due to the special surface treatment, quieter and require less maintenance. The assembly and directional tread chain provides a new evolution of shifting performance. Features:Hyperglide (HG-X) series 10-speed directional Dyna-Sys compatible chain for use with 10-speed MTB drivetrains HG-X Chain uses a directional design with specifically shaped inner and outer plates to optimise shifting over the chainset and cassette Outer plate design has been developed to reduce the chance of chain suck The inner plate has been developed for better contact with gears providing smoother shifting under high load, giving efficient pedalling, increased rigidity and near silent running Durability is assured through a chromising treatment on link pins, and the heat treatment of rollers, pins, and plates Open design of inner links increase mud shedding ability Mushrooming of the pins gives unsurpassed side-plate retention, enabling the chain to far exceed the BS/ISO standard for breaking force Chain is optimised for Shimano 10-speed HG-X MTB drivetrains only Sil-Tec surface treatment technology (PTFE plating) that is smooth running and increases durability Corrosion-resistant Zinc-alloy plating and grey finish on inner and outer plates Links: 114 Weight: 273g
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About Shimano Cycling Gear
Shimano are a Japanese manufacturer primarily known for their cycling components, and to a lesser extent shoes and clothing. Founded in 1921, Shimano is widely believed to be the largest cycling component manufacturer in the world, having reached this status through a combination of innovation, reliability and value for money. Whatever your style of riding, whether it be road or MTB, Shimano will have a component range to suit your level and budget, from the low end Alivio and Tiagra to the professional standard XTR and Dura-Ace. Over the years, Shimano have revolutionised bicycle gear, brake and pedal systems, such as the recessed SPD, Hollowtech crank arms and smooth shifting Hyperglide sprockets. Initially their component range faced competition from Suntour, whereas nowadays their primary rivals for market share are SRAM and Campagnolo. If you wish to save money on their components and apparel, please visit my Shimano section, where I list as many money saving deals as I can find.
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About Chain Reaction Cycles
This product is for sale at Chain Reaction Cycles, one of the largest online cycle shops in the world. Opening in 1985, and starting off as a small independent bike shop in Ballynure, it moved to Ballyclare in 1989 and is now based in Doagh (all in Northern Ireland). In addition to regular local service, Chain Reaction Cycles (or CRC as it is often abbreviated to) established itself as a mail order business via advertisements in bicycle magazines; this continued until 1999 where it launched it's now famous website at ChainReactionCycles.com. Their blue themed website stocks around 90,000 products ranging from MTB & Road cycling equipment, to triathlon, BMX and running kit. As per several other leading bike shops, Chain Reaction produce their own product ranges, under brands such as Brand X. To this day CRC sponsor many cycling events, and due to the company's size and efficiency are able to offer very competitive pricing on cycle equipment. In 2016 Wiggle acquired Chain Reaction Cycles, although the two websites continue to operate independently of each other, both with their own distinctive branding and product ranges.