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KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain

USD$7.99 39% off USD$13.00 msrp
Item #: CH309Z05
USD$7.99 39% off USD$13.00 msrp
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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
 
4.7

(based on 15 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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    (12)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (11)
  • Compatible (9)
  • Durable (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Casual riding (9)
  • Commuting (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Avid cyclist (6), Commuter (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (10)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good chain

This chain is the original that came on my Giant Cypres. It went 3700 miles and was showing 1/8" wear over 12" length.

Very durable with no...Read complete review

This chain is the original that came on my Giant Cypres. It went 3700 miles and was showing 1/8" wear over 12" length.

Very durable with no problems. About 1200 of those miles were on crushed limestone trail.

I will change it sooner next time and will buy the KMC Z-72 again. It's very economical and durable! Comes with a master quick link too.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

good enough

tried chain on a repair due to price. ok quality, time will tell.

tried chain on a repair due to price. ok quality, time will tell.

Reviewed by 15 customers

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3.0

good enough

By loG

from Wisconsin

About Me Avid Cyclist

Pros

  • Compatible
  • Easy to Use

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual Riding
    • Commuting

    Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

    tried chain on a repair due to price. ok quality, time will tell.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Awesome chain

    By rsm5178

    from Chester Springs, PA

    About Me Avid Cyclist

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compatible
    • Durable
    • Easy to Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

        I put one of these on my single speed and another on my 1x8. Strong chain and no complaints. Easy to size and install. Quick links are awesome.

         
        5.0

        Almost too simple

        By Mountain man Wayne

        from Upstate NY

        About Me Avid Cyclist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compatible
        • Durable
        • Easy to Use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Casual Riding
          • Climbing
          • Commuting

          Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

          I was told by a couple of friends, when it's time to replace my chain get a KMC chain.They were right.Easy to install. Just break the chain to the correct length and use the missing link to put it on.So far I've had no trouble with it and the bike shifts just fine.I also use the missing link as a marker when I lube my chain.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          as expected

          By brad

          from charlotte

          About Me Commuter

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Commuting

            Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

            commuter bike chain

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great Price!

            By SWTRalph

            from College Station Tx

            About Me Commuter

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compatible
            • Easy to Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Riding
              • Commuting

              Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

              I live in a University town so as students leave I buy their bikes at a discount and sell them to incoming students for a profit. Many times a new chain is needed to get them up to speed. My experience is that the KMC chains are easy to install at a great price. As many times these chains are what came with the bike anyway the buyer is getting a new deal. Seems like the chains are a good product as some of the bikes I have flipped were ridden 2-3 thousnad miles over the last couple of years. Yeah the chain needs to be replaced but the sram chain i use on my bike lasts 1200-1400 miles on average and I weigh 165 lbs.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              A quick and easy upgrade.

              By Fsac

              from Houston, TX

              About Me Casual/ Recreational

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Compatible
              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Casual Riding
                • Commuting

                Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

                This chain was purchased to replace another KMC chain that I could not identify on my 2011 Redline Monocog 29'r. It also marks my first experience with any sort of master-link... and I couldn't be happier with it.

                Cutting the chain proved quick and easy with a Park Tool CT-5, and installation took a matter of seconds, even without specialized tools.

                For my personal tastes, the factory lube left something to be desired, as it attracted grit easily and kept it there. Fortunately, removal was just as easy as the install (again, without any tools) and cleaning took far less effort than that I had been accustomed to with my last chain, and my inability to remove it from the frame.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good chain

                By Rick D

                from Twin Cities Minnesota

                About Me Casual/ Recreational

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Compatible
                • Durable
                • Easy to Use

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Riding
                  • Commuting

                  Comments about KMC Z-72 8 Speed Chain:

                  This chain is the original that came on my Giant Cypres. It went 3700 miles and was showing 1/8" wear over 12" length.

                  Very durable with no problems. About 1200 of those miles were on crushed limestone trail.

                  I will change it sooner next time and will buy the KMC Z-72 again. It's very economical and durable! Comes with a master quick link too.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    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

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