Chains

Here at www.mycycleshop.co.uk you can expect to find a huge selection of cycling parts and accessories for essential items such as road and "mountain bike chains".

We are proud to be teamed up with the very best online cycle retailers in the UK. This means that you will be able to easily find the right products for your needs. You can also expect great service and high-quality.

Using our easy search engine, in just a few short clicks you can compare prices (where available) and therefore get the best possible deals!

Of course it may not just be a road bike chains that you are looking for so please take your time and explore the many accessories and equipment that we have on offer.

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Bontrager Chain Tool Replacement PinThe Bontrager Chain Tool Replacement Pin is a stable chain tool for on the trail repairs with space for spare chain links and includes a two sided driver pin, just in case. . . Compatible with 5 - 10 speed chains, Compact design fits in seat bags or ...
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Bontrager Chain Tool Replacement PinThe Bontrager Chain Tool Replacement Pin is a stable chain tool for on the trail repairs with space for spare chain links and includes a two sided driver pin, just in case. . . Compatible with 5 - 10 speed chains, Compact design fits in seat bags or ...
£2.69  
Bontrager Chain Tool Replacement PinThe Bontrager Chain Tool Replacement Pin is a stable chain tool for on the trail repairs with space for spare chain links and includes a two sided driver pin, just in case. . . Compatible with 5 - 10 speed chains, Compact design fits in seat bags or ...
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Muc-off Chain Cleaner 400ml AerosolMuc-Off Chain Cleaner 400ml Aerosol: The Muc-Off Chain Cleaner Aerosol rapidly removes heavy chain grime quickly and safely and is also bio-degradable. It breaks down oil, grease and grim, leaving the chain containment free. Directions for use: Step ...
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Bontrager Chain ToolThe Bontrager Chain Tool is a stable chain tool for on the trail repairs with space for spare chain links and includes a two sided driver pin, just in case. Compact design fits in seat bags or hydration packs, Chain hold tray minimizes greasy hands, ...
£11.69  
Bontrager Chain ToolThe Bontrager Chain Tool is a stable chain tool for on the trail repairs with space for spare chain links and includes a two sided driver pin, just in case. Compact design fits in seat bags or hydration packs, Chain hold tray minimizes greasy hands, ...
£11.69  
Bontrager Chain ToolThe Bontrager Chain Tool is a stable chain tool for on the trail repairs with space for spare chain links and includes a two sided driver pin, just in case. Compact design fits in seat bags or hydration packs, Chain hold tray minimizes greasy hands, ...
£12.00  
Muc-off Drive Chain CleanerFinally a Chain Cleaner that can either be poured into a chain bath or sprayed on to the chain rings rear cassette and derailleurs at the same time. This means it is a complete drivetrain cleaning solution. It’s biodegradable and is safe on met...
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Kmc Z8rb Anti-rust 8 Speed Chain With 116 LinksKMC Z8RB Anti-Rust 8 Speed Chain with 116 Links: This chain comes coated with a anti-rust treatment which reduces the need for maintenance and increases longevity, meaning less time fiddling with your bike and more time riding. 1/2" x 3/32"...
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Evoc Chain Cover For Bike Travel BagEvoc Chain Cover for Bike Travel Bag: A protective chain cover for use with the Evoc Bike Travel Bag. The cover fits over your chainset and transmission,it protects the rest of your kit from dirt and grease, prevents your chain catching and shields y...
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Evoc Chain Cover For Bike Travel BagEvoc Chain Cover for Bike Travel Bag: A protective chain cover for use with the Evoc Bike Travel Bag. The cover fits over your chainset and transmission,it protects the rest of your kit from dirt and grease, prevents your chain catching and shields y...
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York Dipping Belt With ChainThe York dipping belt is supplied with a chain and manufactured from high quality leather for enhanced durability. The belt can handle up to 40kg (88.2lbs) in discs and is great for upping the load when dipping or chinning. This one-size-fits-all bel...
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Kmc K710 Kool Knight Bmx Chain With 112 LinksKMC K710 Kool Knight BMX Chain with 112 Links: KMC's durable half link chain with the added protection of full body armour to protect you when grinding the Knights away. 1/2" x 1/8" - 100 Links, pin length 9.5mm Compatible with: BMX / F...
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Kmc K710 Kool Knight Bmx Chain With 112 LinksKMC K710 Kool Knight BMX Chain with 112 Links: KMC's durable half link chain with the added protection of full body armour to protect you when grinding the Knights away. 1/2" x 1/8" - 100 Links, pin length 9.5mm Compatible with: BMX / F...
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Sram Pc970 9-speed ChainLike all other SRAM chains we sell, the PC-971 has bulged outer plates and chrome-hardened pins. It's a notch down from their PC-991 since it lacks the nickel plating on the inner plates and instead has raw steel. So although, it's a bit more...
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Tips for chain maintenance

Most modern bike chains are manufactured from alloy steel, carbon with some being nickel plated to help stop rust or just for a nice finish and look.

Over time, your chain will suffer some wear and tear. This is usually due to the bushings wearing out rather than any elongation of the sideplates. A "stretched" chain will no longer fit precisely between the teeth of the drivetrian therefore making gear shifting a problem as the chain skips and reduces the transfer of power which ultimately makes for rather uncomfortable pedalling.

It's really important to keep your chain well lubricated and cleaned as a build up of debris will aggravate the wear. The load that is placed on a chain does not affect its longevity. In fact its lifetime is greatly affected by how well the chain is looked after in terms of cleaning and lubrication.

A well maintained chain can last for as many as 3,000 to 5,000 kilometres, sometimes more if you have well maintained high quality example. Obviously, this all depends on use and a heavily used mountain bike or cyclocross chain will probably have a shorter life.

The main thing is never lubricate a dirty chain as this will just distribute dirt particles into the rollers. Always clean your chain thoroughly. After lubrication has been applied, any excess should be wiped away. On the subject of lubrication, never use WD40. This is too wet and will only serve to attract more dirt. It's best to use a good “dry" lube which is designed for this purpose.

New bike chains usually come in a standard length which is enough for most bikes. Links must be removed to the correct size before installation. Using a chain tool, the links can be pushed out to shorten it or more links can be added if necessary.