SRAM 10 series chain review

A tough chain

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £33.00 RRP
SRAM 10 series chain

Our review

A break-in period is required before they quieten down
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Modern mountain bike transmissions are 10-speed. Part of the fun is that they require a narrower chain, like the SRAM 10 series. These are, on paper, some of the best chains ever made. After all SRAM’s chains have a rep for being tough, and with the Powerlink technology, about the simplest to use.


However, when these chains are new they seem to run noisily, even on perfectly tuned brand new SRAM running gear. It doesn’t affect the shifting or drive performance, but it’s an annoying backing track for the first few hundred miles. The good news is the noise abates with use, almost like it has to wear in a bit and then it’s as good as all the rest.

Product Specifications


Name 10 series chains
Brand SRAM

Description SRAM 10 series chains with Powerlink technology