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SRAM Powerlink Connector

Every chain is only as strong as its weakest link - traditionally, the connecting link. In contrast, the PowerLink™ connection is just as strong and durable as every other link in the chain. It can be opened and closed as may times as you want without using any tools.

SRAM Powerlink Connector Features:

  • PowerLink means no weak links.
  • NB: 2 pieces (2 parts of one chain link) and (3 parts of one chain link)
  • IMPORTANT: The 7,8,and 9 speed links have 2 sides and 1 spacer. 10sp & 11sp Links are POWERLOCK, they fit together but then are not designed to come apart again.

Buy SRAM Powerlink Connectors from Chain Reaction Cycles, the World’s Largest Online Bike Store.

  • Colour: Grey, Gold, Silver
  • Option: 7 Speed - 3 Pack, 9 Speed - 3 Pack, 8 Speed - 3 Pack
  • Speed: 7 Speed, 9 Speed, 8 Speed
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 272 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by вещь! отличная штука, очень облегчает жизнь. использую с 9 скоростной цепью 21 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by You can never go wrong with extra chain connectors Great value! Love the bulk pack, we have used 1 already...2 left. A must have in very MTB riders backpack. There is nothing worse the having a chain snap when your ridding. For us this always seems to be when we are the furtherest distance from our car and it is the hottest part of the day... 20 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by SRAM Quality Its a SRAM Power Link Connector, it works and it works fine without any problems. 19 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Отличные замки Катаю с ними на двух велосипедах уже более 300 км, проблем пока нет. 17 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Don't use anything else I have never used a shimano pin to join a chain so why start now. Best thing for a new chain and the best thing to cary for emergencies. You will end up fixing someone else's chain with your spare because they used a shimano pin. 15 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by work well Easy to split, dont come apart during use. Not much more to say really! Worth buying the correct pliers as makes it a very easy job to do. 10 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Makes changing chains quick and simple. Makes changing chains quick and simple. A must have for all Spam chains. 06 July 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by MTB Must have. I always keep a couple of these links in my camel bak and they've saved me from a long walk back out plenty of times. Definitely worth having on the bike - if only for easy servicing... 05 July 2014
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Is this suitable for shimano chain?

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Probably. Have never tried it that way round but have fitted 9 speed shimano links to a 10 speed sram chain and it was fine for months. Not just sitting in the shed either mind, lasted as long as the rest of the chain with no issues. Hope this helps.
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Yes; even though Shimano only suggest the use of their own Chain pins with their chains, they are also compatible with the SRAM Powerlink technology.
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Yes it will work on shimano chains
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Yes, as long as the number of speeds is the same. At least, 9-speed are 100% compatible!
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Yes, I use it with Shimano chain 10s.
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These will work ok with Shimano chains if you wish to use them. I carry one all the time for emergency use in the event of chain failure; fortunately I haven't needed to fit it....yet!
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Hello.

I have been using 8s MTB, 9s MTB, 9s road bike, 10s MTB all with Shimano chains for months.

So handy. No problem at all.
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Hi I have bought a sram 9 speed chain and stupidly made it too short. Can I buy these to make the chain full length again or should I just but a new chain?
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Technically you could use these to lengthen a chain, but it would be better to get a new chain, especially if your chain is slightly old, it will have stretched, increasing the likelihood of miss shifting a poor alignment where the new links are.
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You can use one of these to join the 2 pieces of chain together again. Allowing you to break your chain at a different length.

In short, yes
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If you have the spare links you removed when you shortened your chain then you can use 2 pairs of power links to put some of the spare links into the chain. You Cannot add several powerlinks in a row.

I made the same mistake as you and had to reinsert a section of chain, I subsequently broke my chain in a different place, I've been riding with 3 power links in my chain for over a year with no issues.

The power links are a bit difficult to fit, you'll need a link tool or at least a point nosed pliers.
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you can indeed use these to add links back in,
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I actually run my chain with two of these, not because I made it too short but because I broke it twice.. I've been using it for several months and it's ok (though too short: I''m just waiting for the whole drive system to wear out and replace it).
I think these guys are pretty sturdy and reliable, but it really depends on how you use your bike and how many of these you'll end up using: at the end of the day, they're way thinner than the original thing.
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NO!
This connector only for speed connect/disconnect chain! You need another chain link!
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Compatible with a KMC chain

Will this work with the chain on my 2011 Spesh Camber Expert which has a KMC chain, specifically... CHAINKMC X10, 10-speed, w/ reuseable Missing Link, nickel plates
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Yeah, I have used the power links on KMC chains several times before. No problem at all.
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These connectors are designed primarily for use with SRAM chains; for KMC it is best to use their own quick links.
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Probably, it works with shimano chains.
Kmc do their own link though.
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No, KMC and Sram chains have different connection pins
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These SRAM powerlinks work great with Shimano chains, but for no-hassle connections with your KMC chain I would choose KMC's own connector, they're called quicklinks.
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As the title says, does the SRAM Powerlink work on 11sp Shimano Ultegra chain?
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No, you must to buy the specific one for 11s.
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SRAM Powerlinks and Shimano chains are not listed as cross-compatible. The Shimano chains suggest using official Shimano pin connectors only. The KMC Connector (linked below) is compatible with KMC, SRAM, Campagnolo and Shimano 11sp chains.
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No, you can't
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Yes, you can put an SRAM link on a Clarks Chain (or vice versa), I've done it, and it worked fine, as long as the link and chain are both for the same speed bike. (i.e. both 10 speed or both 9 speed, etc).
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Will the 11 speed links fit the XX1 chain?

Will the 11 speed links fit the XX1 chain?
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Of course! They will be a perfect fit to each other!
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Yes; these 11sp Powerlock connections are compatible with the SRAM PC-XX1 chains.
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It is not advised to run these connectors with Campagnolo chains; the KMC variant (sku79608) is the better option in this situation.
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