The Shimano CN-HG71 chain – for 6, 7 and 8-speed drivetrains
The Shimano CN-HG71 chain was introduced to replace the popular HG91, HG70 and HG50 chains. It is suitable for 6 to 8-speed drivetrains and is not directional. Thanks to Hyperglide technology (HG), fluid shifts are also possible under load.
Application: Road, MTB
Gearing: 6-speed, 7-speed, 8-speed
Number of Links: 116, 138
Closure Type: chain pin, black
Pin Type: chromium-plated, solid
– HG chain
– outer plate: grey, inner plate: grey
– performance indicator: advanced (level 2 out of 3)
The inner outer plate of the HG chains, designed for better contact with gear teeth, allows smooth shifting even under high load conditions. In addition, the chain has achieved a higher pedalling efficiency. They are perfectly matched to HG sprockets to ensure quick shifting.