The most used chain on the market – CN-HG601-11 Shimano 105 Bicycle Chain.
The Shimano 105 Gorupset has been the workhorse of most road bike sold in America and therefore the CN-HG601-11 Shimano 105 Bicycle Chain is the most popular replacement. However, don’t let the “Shimano 105” part of the name bias you. This chain is compatible with all 11 speed Shimano drivetrains including Road, Mountain Bike, Gravel, and even E-Bikes!
CN-HG601-11 Shimano 105 Bicycle Chain Features and Specs:
- Super Narrow SIL-TEC HG-X11 Chain (11-speed)
- Inner-plate treated with SHIMANO’s ultra-low friction surface treatment “SIL-TEC” (inner plate)
- Same durability as current 10-speed chain
- System engineered drivetrain component for optimal power transfer
- Smooth and precise front and rear shifting
- Directional chain
- Weight: 257 g (114 Link)