About KMC X11SL DLC 116-Link 11 Speed Chain - Black/Red
Longevity, smooth shifting and compatibility are the hallmarks of a KMC chain
The KMC X11SL DLC has been designed to perform better and last longer than many other 11-speed chains. The black Diamond Like Coating reduces the effects of abrasive wear; with a surface hardness that is higher than most coatings, this ensures better long-term function, optimal stability and higher durability.
The KMC X11SL DLC features X-2.0 pins that are hollow and slot into hollow inner and outer plates, which reduce the overall weight of the chain. Outer plate chamfering aids in accurate alignment of the chain, which helps smoother shifting and reduces wear, while inner plate chamfering aids in better articulation of the chain.
With unique SP (stretch-proof) treatment, the durability has been effectively enhanced by reducing the attrition between inner plates and pin. As a result, chain life has been significantly prolonged.
For road and MTB
Hollow inner plates - saves weight while maintaining rigidity
Shimano, SRAM and Campagnolo compatible (including all 11-speed MTB systems)
Triple X durability
Diamond like coating
Double X Bridge shape for faster, smoother shifting
High rigidity thanks to extra powerful pins
Hollow pins save weight
Pin length: 5.5mm
Inner plate chamfering, to aid in smoother shifting and better performance
Superlight - only 243g
Size ½" x 11/128"
More About The Manufacturer KMC
KMC Chain Industrial Co., LTD was established in Tainan County, Taiwan in 1977. Since its inception, the company has devoted itself to the production of quality bicycle chains. In 1986, KMC Group started a partnership with the Japanese supplier, Shimano. Still in effect today, the partnership between KMC and Shimano has grown over time. During the '90s, KMC Chain became one of the largest professional bicycle chain manufacturers and suppliers in the world. Currently, KMC Group sales reach over 130 countries in the world with its strong marketing network.