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KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain

Item #: CH309Z05
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The KMC Z-72 chain is a 7.1mm chain that is compatible with 6-7-8 speed drivetrains.
  • Chain Compatibility: 6, 7, 8
  • Weight: 315 g
  • Width: 7.1 mm
  • Links: 116 links

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KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain
 
4.9

(based on 8 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Compatible (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual riding (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cyclist (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (4)

    Reviewed by 8 customers

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    5.0

    My chain of choice.

    By SweetGary

    from Fresno, CA

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compatible
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use
    • Great Price

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Road Cycling
      • Training

      Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

      This is my chain of choice for my vintage steel, seven speed road bikes. Price is right, durable, perfect width. Shop around, the price varies among retailers but is usually in the ten dollar range. A very good value, boy howdy.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      Great Chain!

      By Commuter Cam

      from Paradise, Ca

      About Me Commuter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compatible
      • Durable
      • Easy to Use

      Cons

      • Lacking Instructions

      Best Uses

      • Casual Riding
      • Commuting

      Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

      This is a direct replacement to the stock chain that came with the bike. I was able to coax 3,000 miles out of it before replacing. Granted I don't do any sort of technical riding - strictly road commuting. Very happy with performance. Note: The installation instructions are vague - and I am a novice when working on the bike - do research before installing and it will be straight forward.
      Another note - don't let your chain go 3,000 miles - my next purchase will be a cassette :)

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      quality and price

      By mountain cycle man

      from N.J. shore

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy to Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Riding
        • Commuting

        Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

        Great chain for casual riding. Easy to install with link.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Good solid product

        By JBird

        from Tucson,AZ

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compatible
        • Easy to Use
        • Good Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Riding
          • Mountain
          • Urban Trails

          Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

          This chain was easy to install. It is smooth and shifts very well. Had a similar KMC chain as original equipment and it gave me 3000 trouble free miles. Great chain for the price.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          This chain is awesome

          By Cawootxcrunner

          from Louisville Ky

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Nonw

          Best Uses

          • 10 Speed Chain

          Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

          the only chain i trust for my 10 speed bike

           
          5.0

          excellent price for a good quality chain

          By abicycledoc4u

          from Menifee, CA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Replaces Oem

              Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

              Great replacement for oem chain. Doesn't cost an arm or leg to keep a vintage bike going.

               
              5.0

              Good Basic Chain for Older Bikes

              By lou

              from Connecticut

              Verified Buyer

              Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

              Good chain for the older bikes. Master link makes connection easy. I have used KMC chains in the past and have found them to be reliable.

               
              5.0

              Decent chain

              By Mike

              from Pittsburgh, PA

              Verified Reviewer

              Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

              So far so good. I'm using this on a pseudo single speed (internally geared rear hub) so the chain doesn't see any shifting. But so far it is holding together through some hard stand-up pedaling.

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