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    A vapid and fatuous chain question

    Does anyone know if someone makes an 8 speed chain with a gold finish?

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    A vapid and fatuous chain question

    According to KMC, the X8 has a gold Ti-nitride finish.
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    You could run a X9-sl with adequate results.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Eddie View Post
    According to KMC, the X8 has a gold Ti-nitride finish.
    Do you remember where you saw that? They don't seem to have it listed on their website.


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    You could run a X9-sl with adequate results.
    It's for my single speed, and I've been running 8 speed chains for so long it's kind of hard to wrap my head around going with a 9 speed chain. Plus, the narrower chain would introduce slop into the half link setup I need to run on that bike.

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    They do a 1/8 track chain in gold. Obviously you'd have to swap your ring and cog but vaniety doesn't normally come cheap.

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    if your single speed has 3/32 rings and cogs you can run a x9sl. gold!! :-)

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    A vapid and fatuous chain question

    Quote Originally Posted by bad mechanic View Post
    Do you remember where you saw that? They don't seem to have it listed on their website.
    Either it's not a current model, or maybe not for the US market. It's the straight-up X8, not the .99 or .93 versions. Search for "KMC X8" on the 'bay and you'll find a few.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Slow Eddie View Post
    Either it's not a current model, or maybe not for the US market. It's the straight-up X8, not the .99 or .93 versions. Search for "KMC X8" on the 'bay and you'll find a few.
    Found it! Awesome, thank you. Yes, it looks like it's not for the US market.

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