Connex 9sG chain review

Goldie looking chain

BikeRadar score3.5/5

Connex chains pass all DIN EN and ISO9000 tests. We’ve used them for years as alternatives to SRAM and Shimano with great success; they run quietly and shift quickly and precisely. Chain reliability depends on accurate joining, and thanks to its foolproof Connex link this is a five-second, tool-free job.

We’ve worn a few Connex chains out, but never broken one in thousands of miles of off-road riding. The brass coating weatherproofs it against corrosion (though you’ll still have to oil it). This 116-link nine-speed chain weighs 294g including the connector link.

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