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The Flattop technology of the SRAM Rival chain creates a lighter, quieter, stronger chain that’s compatible with 12-speed 1x and 2x eTap AXS drivetrains. Ride far, long and fast—this chain can go the distance.
SRAM chain engineers developed PowerLock as a tool free, sure, and consistent way to connect our chains. While PL does not require special tools for install, the especially tight tolerances of 10- and 11-speed drivetrains mandate that each PowerLock is good for a one-time application only.
To enable X-Range gearing technology, we developed a narrower chain. The unique link shape of Flattop technology not only allowed for a wider gear range, but also results in quieter drivetrain operation and increased chain strength and durability.
Road bikes are faster and more capable than ever before, and riders are expanding what’s possible with drop bar bikes. X-Range is gearing for today’s road riding. We completely reimagined road gearing for wider range, more useful and smoother gear progression, as well as smarter shift settings—enabled by AXS. With X-Range, you’re always in the right gear.
|Compat - Speed (CN)||12s-Road|
|Outer link finish||Nickel|
|Color - Outer link||Silver|
|Inner link finish||Nickel|
|Color - Inner link||Silver|
|Chain connector||PowerLock D1|
|Chain length (links)||120 links|
|Pin variant||Solid Pin|
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