SRAM PC1091 10 Speed Bike Chain
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SRAM PC1091 10sp Chain
The 10 Speed SRAM PC1091 Cycle Chain is 259 grams, and comprises of 114 links. The newest 1091 chain features more heavily chamfered outer plates for improved shifting and quieter running. Other advancements include a new inner plate finish plus chrome hardened pin construction, both for longer chain life. The HollowPin construction of SRAM's 10 speed PowerChain (TM) provides smooth, precise shifting and weight savings without sacrificing strength. Technology: HollowPin: We employ HollowPin (TM) construction on all SRAM top of the line PowerChains. HP yields plate retention strength, front and rear shifting efficiency, and low weight benchmarks unreachable in solid pin chain applications PowerLock: SRAM chain engineers developed PowerLock as a tool free, sure and consistent way to connect 10 speed chains. While PL does not require special tools for install, the especially tight tolerances of 10 Speed drive trains mandated that each PowerLock is good for a one-time application only Features: Technology: HollowPin, PowerLock (R) Compatible Gears: 10 Closing Link: PowerLock tool-less connecting link Outer Plate: Nickel Silver w/Lighting Hole Inner Plate: Nickel Silver Pin Treatment: Chrome Hardened Pins Rivet Type: HollowPin. Recommended Groupset: SRAM Red and industry standard 10 speed systems. Chain Weight: 114 links 259g Connector pin included SRAM PowerChain Weight: 259g.
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SRAM began life in Chicago in 1987, named after it's founders Scott, Ray And Sam, and is known primarily as a manufacturer of drivetrain and braking components. It's first revolutionary product was the twist action GripShift, which became available in 1988, with the MTB version released in 1991. In 1995, they launched their first ESP rear derailleur, which featured a 1 to 1 cable actuation ratio. The X.O drivetrain products were released in 2001, marking the introduction of the trigger shifter, and a year later, MTB Suspension pioneers RockShox was acquired. A year later Avid - a MTB Disc Brake company - was also acquired, giving SRAM more market share of the MTB industry. By 2006, a focus was shifted to producing road components in addition to their MTB stable, with the launch of Force and Rival groupsets. The following year, Doubletap was introduced, enabling users to switch gear in either direct using a single shifter. This steady growth was sustained, and over the years SRAM acquired several more cycling household brands, such as Truvativ (Chainsets and components), Quarq (power meters), Sachs (drivetrain components) and Zipp (carbon fibre goodies!).