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SRAM PC-870 6/7/8-Speed Chain

Mfg PartNum:48.2723.114.005
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A high quality chain for 6, 7, or 8 speed drivetrains. Stepâ„¢ Riveting process for incredible pin strength. Nickel plating for durability. Powerlink tool-free connector included.

  • Width: 7.1mm
  • Pitch: 1/2" x 3/32"
  • Links: 114
  • Weight: 310 grams

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The product weight specified is an approximate weight based on the manufacturer's specifications (if available) or our measurement of one or two examples. For most products, the weight will typically vary by 5% to 10%.

Weight: 310 grams

Weight: 310 grams

Mfg PartNum: 48.2723.114.005 

Material: Nickel Plated Steel 

Width: 7.1 mm

Pitch: 1/2 x 3/32 Inch

Links: 114 

Speeds: 6, 7, or 8 

Made in: Portugal 

Chain Application: 6/7/8-Speed 

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Reviewed 9/15/2020
by bruce in CT
Cycling Enthusiast
manchester, CT
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So many bikes use this size chain

I worked on a lot of bikes this summer, including ones I refurbished to donate to kids in need. I jokingly started to say that "the chain is never good" when asked about how the work was going. For fixing shifting problems, jumping sprockets under load, and just generally getting an unrideable bike to work o.k., a replacement chain was second only to tubes for getting bikes on the road. I still need to order a couple more, and this size chain is the most commonly needed one for the multi-speed bikes I saw this year.

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Reviewed 9/10/2020
by jeffreyethanlee
Daily Commuter
Philadelphia, PA
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Good chain replaced a very worn-out 7-speed chain

I used this to replace a chain with 5000+ miles, and it has been fine. Very easy to work with, but I did have to degrease it and re-lubricate it because the original grease was very thick and sticky, which is great for long term storage. But it would have attracted a lot of dirt on the roads.

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Reviewed 9/14/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
SF
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Low cost replacement

Good replacement for that old, stretched chain. Easy to install with quick link.

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Reviewed 6/20/2020
by Ron
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Ann Arbor, MI
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Shifting is good as new

Good chain, SRAM quality.

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Reviewed 10/24/2013
by Memphis Stew
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Memphis, TN
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21 of 23 customers found this review helpful.
Restore Your Bike Love Life

This is a great chain. I had never replaced a chain on a bike, but I knew it was time. I watched a video or two online. I bought a simple and cheap chain tool from the local bike shop. I took the old chain off and compared it with the new. It was fun to see the amount of stretch put on from the miles. I cut off some links and threw that sucker on there in a snap. Really simple to do and makes a world of difference. This is a quality chain and really improved the quality of shifting drive on my bike. Its probably pretty hard to find a bad chain, especially on Bike Tires Direct, but this is certainly not one of em. If you've been a few thousand miles on your bike or just bought a used bike, this is a cheap way to improve the quality of your ride. Its also pretty fun to be able to work on bike in this way. Makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Sometimes, bikes don't want to be ridden, you know? Sometimes they need to know you love em. Spend some time with em. Buy em some jewelry. The worst thing you can do to you bike is make it feel objectified. You get in a rut of the same routine... oh you gotta ride me to get home or go to work or work out... says your bike. Yeah thats cool, but sometimes, I just want to be held... Sometimes i need to know youre still thinking of me when you see that 2014 Specialized Tarmac and Trek Madone fly by. I saw the way you looked at that Cannondale SuperSix. Yeah, I know you rode Johnny Down the Road's new Giant Propel. What'd you do for me lately- your dejected bike.

Nobody wants a dejected bike. Come home with a new chain. Let her know she's still the one.

My bike gave me ...the.... best.... ride... ever... after I put that new chain on her. It was one for the ages. Wished I had video taped it. Would watch that over and over again that's for sure. Just gotta hide it from the kids if yall do that.

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Reviewed 2/18/2020
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Kirksville, MO
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Tough, long lasting chain.

SRAM chains have always preformed well for me and I am very fond of their quick link system.

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Reviewed 1/14/2018
by William
Vancouver, WA
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Works Great!

Over the years I've used several of on my 8-speed and they just work and work and work until they finally wear out. I guess I've gone perhaps 20,000 miles on these chains and hope to go another 20,000.

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Reviewed 12/2/2017
by John B
Cycling Enthusiast
NW CT
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Not as easy to remove as the you-tube videos might suggest.

After a broken chain sent me to the pavement I figured it was time for a replacement. The new chain was easy enough to install but I miss-guessed the proper length and had to remove it to remove the extra links. That was not so easy. I resorted to Youtube for help and ended up using a loop of wire to pull the pins of the master link together to unlatch the chain. I suspect that this will become easier over time.

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Reviewed 5/13/2019
by Anonymous
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Silky smooth

Quiet and smooth shifting on my new old Regina 7 speed freewheel.

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Reviewed 9/27/2014
by James Louis
Cycling Enthusiast
Atlanta, Georgia
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Good chain with a master link included

I bought this chain as my old one was worn out. I like the fact that the SRAM chains come with a master link, as I always use them on my bikes.

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Reviewed 8/8/2013
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
Portland, OR
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Good chain, easy as that!

I have tried the 830, 850, and 880 chains on my year round commuter in soggy Portland, OR. I found the biggest difference showed in how long they stayed lubed, the 870 lasting the longest, the 830 the shortest. It wasn't a big jump between the 850 and 870 though. The 870 chain lasted a good long while and shifted well with a Shimano derailleur and SRAM cassette setup. Overall it did exactly what it was supposed to: propel me along.

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Reviewed 4/22/2013
by erob
Cycling Enthusiast
Madison, WI
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Works great with old SunTour 67 speed New Winner and Winner Pro freewheels with 'ultra spacing'

Super replacement chain. The price is a steal for a nickle plated chain.

This chain works great, crisp and precise gear changes on the freewheels mentioned. Those old Sedisport chains are getting hard to find but, since Sachs bought Sedis and SRAM bought Sachs bicycle parts division, it has good pedigree.

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Reviewed 1/25/2013
by alicia
Cycling Enthusiast
Vancouver, WA
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Working great!

I was able to swap out my old chain with this chain so easily - a perfect fit! I've already put 600 miles on the new chain without any issues.

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Reviewed 11/1/2012
by WSBiker
Cycling Enthusiast
White Salmon, WA
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Good chain, so far!

Bought this chain for my old hardtail mountain bike that I now ride for exercise on the streets, mostly. Putting in on was a snap with the SRAM quick-connect link, best idea for bike chains. Not a new idea Shimano! Used master links in mill chains for years and years. Factory lube is still holding up in the rain. No skipping, etc. even on old, worn cassette. So far, so good!!

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Reviewed 9/13/2012
by Steve
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Indiana
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
works perfect

Purchase for a replacement on my vintage Panasonic Touring Deluxe. Worked great. Easy to put on, correct length ad size. Took care of my slipping problem.

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Reviewed 8/16/2012
by Rob
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Vancouver, Wa
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Great Chain

Chain works great, I love the power link, easy to install, cut easily and adjusted out nicely.

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Reviewed 7/12/2012
by Quincyceltic
Competitive Racer
Boston
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2 of 3 customers found this review helpful.
Unbelievably easy to install

Not a huge wrench guy but this was simple to put on and works like a charm.

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Reviewed 7/6/2012
by Year-rounder
Cycling Enthusiast
Rainy Portland
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1 of 2 customers found this review helpful.
Very nice chain

Because I commute by bike, I go through a couple of these a year. It is a good quality product at a low price. I've never had a problem with these chains.

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Reviewed 5/24/2012
by Anonymous
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Denver CO
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13 of 14 customers found this review helpful.
Good chain

Late 1970s Gios Torino Super Record with the first generation Campagnolo Athena group.

I was looking for a direct replacement for my SachsSedisport chain, and was not happy to find out that it no longer exists, not even as NOS on web sales sites.

My friendly neighborhood bicycle shop gave me a KMC chain (A chinese chain on a hand-built Italian beauty? Shudder!), but it did not perform well at all.

Some cycling forums recommended the SRAM PC-870 678-Speed Chain as a Sedisport replacement. Hmm, a copy of an old Shimano Uniglide. What did I have to lose?

What a pleasant surprise. It looks good, and has crisp, sharp performance. It moves smoothly through all six cogs on the old DuraAce freewheel, whereas the previous chain would complain and not go into high gear.

I'd bought from BikeTiresDirect before, so I knew I would get good service.

The customer service representative was professional and more than helpful when I called with questions about the SRAM chain.

Looking for a Sedisport replacement? This is the way to go.

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Reviewed 3/15/2012
by Anonymous
Cycling Enthusiast
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2 of 4 customers found this review helpful.
Works as expected.

Worked as expected.

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