Praxis Works Single Speed 104 chainring review

Single ring with standard depth teeth

Our rating 
3.0 out of 5 star rating 3.0
GBP £39.99 RRP | USD $45.00
Praxis Works Single Speed 104 chainring

Our review

Smooth and durable so far, with a good gear range
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Praxis Works chainrings have earned a cult following for their strength and durability in the US, but their single ring isn’t exactly remarkable. 

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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. 

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

Product Specifications


Name Name, 0, 10, Name, Single Speed 104 chainring (13)
Brand Brand, 0, 20, Brand, Praxis Works