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XX1 HARD CHROME™ Chain

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The XX1 chain comes from a long line of tough, light-weight chains from SRAM. When every bit of torque counts, you can count on it to deliver.

  • SRAM 1x™ specific chain
  • HARD CHROME™ technology for maximum strength and wear resistance for improved chain life
  • PowerLock® connecting link

 

MSRP*
USD: $57
Euro: €59
Euro MSRP includes VAT

Some variations of this product featured on this page are not available for purchase and are installed on bicycles as original equipment only. See your dealer for details.

*Maximum Suggested Retail Price

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Specs

Specifications for XX1 HARD CHROME™ Chain

Technology Highlight(s)X-SYNC™, HARD CHROME™, HollowPin™
Closing LinkPowerLock® tool-less connecting link
Weight252g
Rivet TypeHollowPin™
Recommended GroupSRAM XX1, SRAM X01
Speeds11-speed
CompatibilitySRAM 1x™
Retail AvailabilityJuly 2013

Technology

HARD CHROME™

The SRAM HARD CHROME™ chain has four times the elongation (wear) resistance to our other chains. This is due to the new finishing process on the inner links and rollers. Push pin strength and ultimate strength are equivalent to our current chains. The HARD CHROME™ chain lasts longer and is just as strong.

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HollowPin™

We employ HollowPin™ 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.

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X-SYNC™

SRAM X-SYNC™ 1x chain rings provide the highest level of performance and durability. The SRAM X-SYNC™ 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™ chain rings have been designed with mud-clearing recesses for the inner chain links and rollers. Engineered in Germany, X-SYNC™ rings are an integral part of the SRAM 1x™ drivetrain.

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Service

Documents Available for XX1 HARD CHROME™ Chain

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SRAM Warranty (2.19 MB, PDF)

EN, DE, ES, FR, IT, NL, PT, JA, ZH, PL, DA, CS, EL, RO, FI, SV, GA, BG, MT, SK, SL, HU, ET, LV, LT, KO, RU
28 Pages Updated June 16, 2015

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Reviews

Industry Reviews

Reviews
Tested: Ten Months On SRAM XX1

"In conclusion, it’s still the same old drivetrain system we have had since the late 1800s, but XX1 is its biggest evolutionary step forward in a long time. It is simple, silent, reliable and rather resilient to real world use. All things you don’t normally expect from a boutique drivetrain. In short, I would find it hard to go back to anything else now.”

by Seb Kemp, BIKEMag.com, December 1, 2013
SRAM RISE 60, XX1 Quarq, Guide Ultimate with RockShox RS-1 featured on Huffington Post

Huffington Post's Max Gladwell recently completed the Point-to-Point 80-mile Singletrack race in Utah focused on reviewing the new SRAM RISE 60 Wheels, SRAM Guide Ultimate brakes, SRAM XX1 Quarq equipped drive train and RockShox RS-1. In nearly 8 hours of non-stop racing that descends and ascends over 10,000 feet ranging from 7k to almost 10k feet he gave much praise to our products for getting him through.

by Max Gladwell, huffingtonpost.com, September 21, 2015
SRAM 1x11 drivetrain | long-term test | Enduro Magazine

The German Enduro Magazine published a long-term test about the SRAM 1x11 drivetrain. With each of these group sets having ticked off several thousand kilometers on their test fleet, they thought it was time to see how they were faring. The 1x11 drivetrains have been out on all terrains for serious testing - from the Bavarian mountains to the flowing trails around Stuttgart, and not forgetting the filthy wet lines of Scotland

by Christoph Bayer, enduro-mtb.com, September 24, 2015