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SRAM PC-58 8 Speed Chain Chain

3.57/5 (7 Reviews)
MSRP : $90.00


Product Description

PowerLink Silver connectors, steel w/chrome hardened pins, step riveting & nickel plated outer plates/polished inner plates.


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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by smokey422 a Cross Country Rider from MO

Date Reviewed: July 13, 2008

Strengths:    Shifts well, low wear rate, Powerlink.

Weaknesses:    none.

Bottom Line:   
The best thing I can say about this chain is that I don't notice it. It shifts well, wears slowly (I have nearly two years riding on the current one), and doesn't need lubing very often, although a big part of that credit should go to the Amsoil HDMP. I am a big fan of SRAM products and run their shifters and derailleurs on my mountain bike.

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Favorite Trail:   Landahl, Rock Bridge State Park

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $16.00

Purchased At:   Performance online

Similar Products Used:   Shimano 8 speed chain (also good but I like the Powerlink).

Bike Setup:   Lemond Poprad Cyclocross bike set up for dirt and gravel roads and on-road riding. Amsoil Heavy Duty Metal Protector chain lube.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by aaron98433 a Weekend Warrior from pacific northwest

Date Reviewed: July 11, 2008

Strengths:    cheap price
powerlink
doesn't break


Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
I've broken and twisted and obliterated a bunch of other crappy chains, this one is definetely not top of the line but neither is my ride; this chain has never failed me once and I have ground it into the chainstay at least 50 times without damaging it. (yep, I got a N-gear chainstop now) Didn't stretch very much over a years worth of riding; on top of that both my cassette and front chainrings had significant wear and damage to them and this chain kept going. No rust, little cleaning/oiling, this is a fine chain for a small price; if you're not running a real expensive drive train, use this. If nothing else, this is a great backup to throw in your repair parts bag.

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Favorite Trail:   any singletrack

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Similar Products Used:   many crappy ones from walmart, etc...

Bike Setup:   IronHorse Sinister 26" wheels, SRAM cassette, SR Suntour crankset, Deore rear derailleur, Deore XT Front deralleur

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Brian a Weekend Warrior from Hollidaysburg, PA

Date Reviewed: October 1, 2007

Strengths:    The Powerlink, cheap price, performs well.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
The Powerlink makes it really easy to remove the chain for cleaning, just squeeze the side plates together and push both link ends inward. The chain performs as well as any other brand I've used.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Shimano, Sachs, Sedis, Izumi

Bike Setup:   1990 vintage Schwinn KOM S-7 running a 7 speed Shimano cogset

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jake a Downhiller from Oromocto

Date Reviewed: June 29, 2005

Strengths:    Shifts very smooth, looks great, light weight, inexpensive, stiff/reliable feeling, extremely easy to install powerlink

Weaknesses:    Powerlink seems to have stuck on

Bottom Line:   
I very great chain for the price, comes lubed, and works great out of the box. A great chain that is worth every penny that you pay for it. Made my system shift smoother.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Similar Products Used:   shimano IG 31 Sram PC-48

Bike Setup:   2004 P2, 2003 Junior T, double track

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Dennis Martin a Weekend Warrior from Pleasanton, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: January 8, 2005

Strengths:    Not sure yet

Weaknesses:    This chain locks up with the slightest amount of mud or dirt - never had a chain perform this bad.

Bottom Line:   
This one stinks

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Favorite Trail:   Wasatch Front Trails

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   Pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   Shimano

Bike Setup:   Cannondale SV1000

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Paul a Cross Country Rider from Poland

Date Reviewed: October 4, 2004

Strengths:    None!

Weaknesses:    New chain is longer more than 1mm in comparison to Shimano chains. It qualifies to exchange in the momment of purchase! Wears off immediately! After 800km it has lenghten another 1mm! This weaknesses apply to 2003 or newer chains made by sram. Those are easy to indentify by SRAM logo printed on. Old pc58 with Sachs logo perform wery well.

Bottom Line:   
New pc58 chains are not worth ecen 1$. Don't buy this crap. You can only damage your new drivetrain and loose much money. Find an old pc58 with sachs logo - those are available in some stores. It is better to use Wipperman Connex instead.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $15.00

Purchased At:   friends shop

Similar Products Used:   IG90,XTR

Bike Setup:   Too much to say... :D

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joel from California, USA

Date Reviewed: September 17, 2004

Strengths:    - Smooth
- Masterlink make working on your chain a breeze
- Tough and did I mention smooth?
- They come oiled... always a plus
- Good price
- oh, I almost forgot... smooth!


Weaknesses:    - None yet

Bottom Line:   
Me like! This chain will not let you down and the masterlink will make your life much easier. I ordered a Gusset Single-Speed for my rig and I expect this chain to work fine... Good price too!

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Favorite Trail:   Pecan Park

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $15.00

Similar Products Used:   Shimano chains

Bike Setup:   >2004 Specialized P2
>2004 Marzocchi Dirt Jumper III
>E-Thirteen Bashguard
>ODI Ruffian Lockers
>Maxxis Oriflamme 2.0 in the front
>Maxxis High Roller Semi-Slick 2.3 pulling up the rear
>Lizard Skins Protection all around
>No front brake

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