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SRAM PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011

Item #: CH500B02
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SRAMs PC-991 Hollow Pin chain is a great way to save grams without compromising strength.
  • 9 speed compatible
  • Includes SRAM Powerlink for easy installation and removal
  • Bulged outer plates and chamfered inner link design
  • Improved "PowerRollers" for increased lifespan
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Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011
 
4.3

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (9)
  • Durable (6)
  • Easy to install (5)
  • Precise shifting (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mountain biking (7)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid cyclist (4)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (6)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    light and strong

    This chain is light and strong. went together easily and I haven't missed a shift yet.

    This chain is light and strong. went together easily and I haven't missed a shift yet.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Not too strong

    I had 3 quick links in this chain after only a couple MTB rides. I'm going with 3 stars instead of 0 because it was mostly due to a shifting problem I was having. ...Read complete review

    I had 3 quick links in this chain after only a couple MTB rides. I'm going with 3 stars instead of 0 because it was mostly due to a shifting problem I was having. I would normally blame myself for this because I definitely was asking the chain to do something irregular, but I also think it should have been able to take it. I read reviews on other sites and found that other riders have experienced similar breakage. I'd recommend the chain for road use if you really want to use it, but I don't think it's suited for use on a mountain bike where you are more likely to shift under load.

    Reviewed by 22 customers

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    4.0

    More durable finish, not much lighter

    By Bikebot 6000

    from Tinley Park, IL

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Durable
    • Easy To Install

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mountain Biking

      Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

      I used to buy the cheap PC-951 all the time, but I splurged this time on the PC-991. The weight difference is negligible, but the PC-991 seems to have a more durable plating finish making it easier to clean.

      For the weight weenies:
      One segment of PC-951: 5.21 grams
      One segment of PC-991: 4.97 grams

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Smooth as shift

      By Wang Hung

      from Santa Rosa,Ca

      About Me Avid Cyclist

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Install
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking

        Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

        Once you go SRAM you never go back!!!

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Got 2+ years out of the last one

        By AzaBerko

        from Sydney Australia

        About Me Casual/ Recreational

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Precise Shifting

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Mountain Biking

        Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

        Swapped to Sram XO 9sp from XTR on my blur approx two years back. No issues ever with this set up, no chain suck, smooth shifting so good in fact that two years and a few hundred k's (approx 500k's- Sorry I'm an Aussie)of recreational racing later I'd forgotten how long chain and cassette had been on for, yes some stretch but no shifting issues or chain jump / suck ever over that time.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Solid Chain

        By Tim

        from San Juan Capistrano, CA

        About Me Competitive Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Install
        • Lightweight
        • Precise Shifting

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mountain Biking
          • Road Biking

          Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

          Installs easily. Best Chain I've used. Easy to remove with the power link and makes cleaning much easier. For everyday riding I would recommend the 991 Chain without the hollow pins as the hollow pins just collect dirt. Shimano Chains shift better but don't last as long as this one and can't be removed for cleaning. KMC Chains shift noticeably slower than SRAM. Overall you can't go wrong with this chain. Just make sure your sprockets are not worn out and you'll have months of flawless performance.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          It works

          By itsKam

          from CdA, ID

          About Me Avid Cyclist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Install
          • Enhances Pedaling Efficiency
          • Lightweight
          • Precise Shifting

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mountain Biking

            Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

            I have this on a 3 by 9 stumpjumper fsr. The chain works perfectly. When I compared the PC-991 to the old chain, there was a noticeable weight savings. Operation is smooth and it feels strong- mission accomplished.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Weight is good for a solid chain

            By fastcatfur

            from Dallas, Tx

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

            I would not put this on a heavy use mtb, but works well for a light duty rally bike. Do not expect to do significant chain break repairs, it should be set up with the quick link and tossed when out of service life.

             
            5.0

            Smooth and reliable

            By Biker Bernie

            from North Vancouver, BC Canada

            About Me Avid Cyclist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Install
            • Lightweight
            • Precise Shifting

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mountain Biking

              Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

              This is the third chain of this model that I have owned on two different bikes. I am very happy with it durability and reliability even though it is an extremely light chain.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              spining

              By sierradirtslayer

              from san antonio, tx

              Pros

              • Easy Installation
              • Spins Smooth

              Cons

              • A little weak

              Best Uses

                Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

                Does what it needs to do. I have snapped the chain once or twice but its still running.

                 
                4.0

                above average

                By Theish

                from Durham, NC

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Inexpensive

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

                    This is a solid chain for the average rider. I used it for casual MTB riding, mostly XC and all mountain stuff. no problems with it.

                     
                    3.0

                    Is this really an SRAM chain

                    By Sigfod

                    from Arlington, VA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Light
                    • Shifts well
                    • Smooth rolling

                    Cons

                    • Weak

                    Best Uses

                    • Weight weenies

                    Comments about Sram PC-991 Hollow Pin 9SP Chain 2011:

                    This chain is a fragile chain. If you are a larger, heavier, or more abusive rider, then stick with the PC-991 Cross Step.

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