View Full Version : Chain Crusade

03-06-2007, 10:16 PM
I have been looking forever for a good chain.
I have been reading up @ motorcycleanchor.com
i have been searching and searching
i finally found one i want, i think
Its an EK chain first off, and i dont know how reliable or how good their chains are
Second off How good is a 530SGC Twin Power Show Ní Go Chrome X-Ring Chain, i mean is it practical to buy for as it says SHOW AND GO?
thanks for the help

The CyberPoet
03-09-2007, 01:59 PM
EK makes reasonable quality chains as long as you get the ones specifically rated for your use. All chain manufacturers tend to make a wide variety of chains (even in the same size) -- so a 530 chain for a dirt bike is different than a 530 chain for Katana, etc.
The obvious people to ask what would be correct out of the EK line up would be EK themselves -- give 'em a call or send 'em an email.

Make sure you get new sprockets at the same time -- if the chain is toasted, the sprockets will be too, and they should all be changed at the same time.

PS - personally, I use the standard combo kit (RK chain, Vortex steel sprockets, 20k mile warrantee) available from bike bandit.

=-= The CyberPoet (owner of MotorcycleAnchor.com)