Shimano HG73 Chain review

Shimano's HG73 is a 9-speed chain that's very popular because of its low price, widespread availability and functionality. In fact, it comes as standard on many new bikes.

Our rating 
3.5 out of 5 star rating 3.5
GBP £17.95 RRP | USD $29.49
The correct pin in vital on this chain.

Our review

Cheap and effective, although make sure you join it correctly
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Shimano’s HG73 is a 9-speed chain that’s very popular because of its low price, widespread availability and functionality.

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In fact, it comes as standard on many new bikes. Shimano use their own special joining pin for their chains and it’s essential that you use the correct pin or you’ll be eating a huge slice of pavement pie next time you try a gate start at the traffic lights.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Deore LX HG73 Chain
Brand Shimano

Description Super Narrow HG
MPN SI-0450H
Weight (g) 304
Available Colours Silver
Chain Brand Shimano
Bike Compatibility Shimano 9spd SRAM 9spd
Chain Width 3/32in
Bike Use Mountain
Chain Speed Compatibility 9
Number Of Links 116
Chain Material Zinc Alloy Plated