Praxis Works Single Speed 104 chainring review

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£39.99

Praxis Works Single Speed 104 chainring

BikeRadar verdict

60.0 out of 5 stars

"Smooth and durable so far, with a good gear range"

Sunday, May 26, 2013 11.00am By

Praxis Works chainrings have earned a cult following for their strength and durability in the US, but their single ring isn’t exactly remarkable. 

The main difference is that, while the twin and triple rings are cold-forged for grain-realigning strength and then machined, the single ring is stamped and then machined. We haven’t folded it or crushed teeth on it, though, despite a few boulder bangs, and it’s wearing well so far. 

The teeth are standard depth rather than extended and fattened like SRAM’s XX1 or some other single-ring specific designs out there, which help improve chain security. The shoulders are also sloped and narrow rather than squared, and there’s no built-in bashring like on the new Hope ring. 

It runs very smoothly with no suck even on dirty chains. The 32-38T sizes include odd numbers if you’re really fussy about your gearing too. 

This article was originally published in Mountain Biking UK magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

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Single Speed 104 chainring (13)
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Praxis Works
Price:
£39.99

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