KMC Chain Chain

DESCRIPTION

The versatile KMC X10SL-CP is an easy upgrade to any Sram, Shimano, and even Campagnolo 10-speed drive train.

USER REVIEWS

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[Jan 19, 2022]
jerseygranite


OVERALL
RATING
4
Strength:

Does the job. Granite Kitchen Countertops Jackson NJ [[https://www.jerseygraniteandmarble.com|Granite Kitchen Countertops Jackson NJ]]

Weakness:

Not as good as some other companies.

Purchased:
Used  
[Jan 14, 2022]
Ty4real


OVERALL
RATING
1
Strength:

Being really bad. This chain is so good at being bad that it’s genuinely inspiring. They say if you do something strive to be the best at it, well KMC takes 1st place in overpriced shat chains.

Weakness:

Really fricken bad. Like who would put this on their bike?? I snapped 2 of them this week, both in situations where no chain should’ve snapped. I also snapped one a few months ago on a double black tech trail (don’t try riding slow tech without a chain….bad idea) but chopped it down to a fluke….‘twas not a fluke my friend. Do not get the chain, if you do than don’t be surprised if you smack your face off the bar after snapping while trying to sprint. If chains were politics than this one is Trudeau.

Price Paid:
75
Purchased:
New  
Model Year:
2021
[Jul 19, 2019]
las-palmas


OVERALL
RATING
1
Strength:

Light and run smooth until you pedal hard.

Weakness:

I only managed to break 2 chains (I am not that strong) and both were KMC 10 speed. Never had a problem with XTR chains.

Price Paid:
?
Purchased:
New  
Model Year:
2013
[Jul 10, 2014]
trmn8er

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

Came with my bike

Weakness:

Horribly impossible to remove Missing Link by hand on the trail

Just a crap design, and KMC does not stand behind their product. I prefer the SRAM Powerlink and chains. Easier to remove by hand with no tool needed.

[Nov 05, 2013]
Adam Miles

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

None

Weakness:

THE CHAIN

came on my scott scale bike. failed within first 100 miles. bent all my rear mech beware!

[Oct 20, 2013]
cjs

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

None! this chain sucks

Weakness:

Everything! this chain sucks

This chain sucks, bought 2 because i was on a budget. One broke on first ride, the other broke while bike was on the stand. THIS CHAIN SUCKS! SUCKS, SUCKS, SUCKS! Don't buy it, dont put it on your bike even if its free.

[Jan 25, 2013]
Dustin greenlee
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

None

Weakness:

Every link

My Motobecane came with the KMC X10SL it broke 3 times in the first 80 miles.

[Jul 27, 2012]
jesse

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

nothing

Weakness:

broke on me wiithin a day, stiff links

these chains suck ass never getting one again

[Jul 19, 2012]
Jetsmoother

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Strength:

That would be an oxymoron.

Weakness:

metal integrity, construction, quality control, durability

The KMC Z-7E: Worst bicycle chain ever produced.

Inferior metal is bad enough when used in non-critical applications. When cheap metal is used for a component that depends of tensile strength, it's not only frustrating, it can also be dangerous. In the nearly 50 years I have been riding bicycles, I have never encountered a chain break, up until now. Additionally, the bicycle this chain was installed on only had a couple of hundred miles on it, if that. Under no circumstances would I ever puchase another KMC product.

[Mar 30, 2012]
azs13
All Mountain Rider

OVERALL
RATING
2
VALUE
RATING
3
Strength:

nothing I noticed

Weakness:

skips gears a lot
broke after ~500 miles

This review is for the KMC X9.93 XSP
This chain was on the bike when I bought it brand new and after a few months of mainly only trail riding (no serious DH or anything) one of the links snapped and about a month before this it started to skip gears really bad but after inspecting the chain I found no real flaws so I kept going with regular maintenance and everything. Chain was not neglected, it just sucks. Went with a Wippermann ConneX this time so we shall see how this works.

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