Salsa Cycles Chainrings Chainring

3.25/5 (4 Reviews)


Product Description

  • CNC-machined 7075-T6 aluminum
  • Excellent replacements for older rings
  • 5 through 9-speed compatible chainrings


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dlongto a Weekend Warrior from Golden, CO

Date Reviewed: June 20, 2011

Strengths:    Great value, strength, look good

Weaknesses:    not bling

Bottom Line:   
Great for SS. Cheap enough to not bother with Ti or stainless.

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Favorite Trail:   Mary's Loop

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $25.00

Purchased At:   bikeparts.com here i

Similar Products Used:   shimano, Sugino, Campy

Bike Setup:   rigid steel SS

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by BokorSolo a Cross Country Rider from Prince William, VA, USA

Date Reviewed: December 19, 2009

Strengths:    Strong and stiff, smooth and quiet.

Weaknesses:    Not readily available in stores. Needs to be ordered for the most part.

Bottom Line:   
If you are running a single speed or a 9/8x1 setup, this is a great chainring. buy 2 if you can get them.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $14.00

Purchased At:   Performance

Similar Products Used:   FSA DH ring.

Bike Setup:   Single speed.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Michael Mullins a Cross Country Rider from Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Date Reviewed: October 19, 2007

Strengths:    These are great, solid chainrings for singlespeed or single chainring applications. Great buy for the money!

Weaknesses:    Not as durable as similar stainless steel chainrings (surly) for mountain biking purposes. These are not designed for shifting with a front derailleur. This is not really a product weakness, as they are not intended for that purpose. There are no ramps or pins to facilitate shifting, and the package is explicit about them being for singlespeed or 5 to 9-speed compatible (meaning no front shifting). Don't make the same mistake as the previous reviewer, as you will be an angry customer due to your ignorance.

Bottom Line:   
Great chainrings for the money, granted you use them as intended...No front shifting. Perfect for singlespeed or setting up a 1x9 29er (or something similar). Do not purchase these to replace your old chainrings for shifting and you will be happy.

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Favorite Trail:   Gooseberry Mesa

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $29.00

Purchased At:   Cyclesmith

Similar Products Used:   Surly SS chainrings

Bike Setup:   Salsa Juan Solo

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Andy a Cross Country Rider from Denver, CO, USA

Date Reviewed: September 28, 2006

Strengths:    Light and cheap. Looks badass at first. Small ring will fit on external bearing style bottom brackets.

Weaknesses:    Very crappy alloy. Setup is a bit of a pain. No shifting ramps.

Bottom Line:   
Do not buy this crap! I got both a middle and granny at REI, for about $36 all together...that means cheap. Installed, tuned drive train...had to adjust the front derailleur like crazy just to get it to shift. Then, easy ride in Winter Park and I had nothing but trouble. Rough shifts and nasty clunking and grinding from the front when shifting. Broke a tooth in the first 10 miles of riding. After that NASTY chainsuck whenever shifting to the granny up front under anything close to load. I ditched these and went back to XTs thanks to REIs magical return policy. More expensive but worth it...since they will shift without losing a tooth whenever they bite...kinda like a shark I guess.

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Favorite Trail:   All things Winter Park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $36.00

Purchased At:   REI

Similar Products Used:   Shimano, Truvativ.

Bike Setup:   Blur LT with the works...Avid Juicy 5, does anyone really read this section?

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