SRAM PCX1 11 Speed Road MTB Chain
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SRAM PCX1 11sp Road Chain
The 258g SRAM PCX1 11 Speed Chain is finished in silver and comprises of 118 links. The PC-X1 chain comes from a long line of dependable, lightweight chains that are built for toughness. Designed with SRAM's trusted XX1 geometry, the PC-X1 features solid pin construction, 11-speed PowerLock (TM) and smooth, efficient shifting that you can count on every time out. Features: 1 X (TM) specific chain designed with our XX1 geometry Solid pin construction 11-speed PowerLock (TM) Technology Highlight(s): X-SYNC (TM), POWERLOCK (TM) Compatible Gears: 1 X11-speed Model: PC-X1 Pin Treatment: Solid Pin. Chain Weight: 258g. Recommended Groupset: X1 Speeds: 11-speed Compatibility: 10-42 cassette, 1 X11 PowerLock (R) - SRAM chain engineers developed PowerLock as a tool free, sure and consistent way to connect our 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 X-SYNC (TM) - SRAM X-SYNC (TM) 1 X chainrings provide the highest level of performance and durability. The SRAM X-SYNC (TM) tall square teeth edges engage the chain earlier than traditional triangle shaped teeth. The sharp and narrow tooth profile, as well as rounded chamfer edges, help manage a deflected chain. To provide the best possible performance in muddy conditions, the X-SYNC (TM) chainrings have been designed with mud-clearing recesses for the inner chain links and rollers. Engineered in Germany, X-SYNC (TM) rings are an integral part of the SRAM 1 X (TM) drivetrain
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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!).