DID 520VX2 Gold X-RING Road Chain

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DID 520VX2 Gold X-RING Road Chain
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DID 520VX2 Gold X-RING Road Chain

Our Price: $5.99$91.95

MSRP: $10.95 - $133.95 - You save up to $42.00 (31% off)

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Details

    Don’t waste time weighing the pros and cons of sealed vs traditional drive chains. Put DID’s 520VX2 Gold X-ring Chain on your bike and get the benefits of both.

    The VX2 makes everyone happy thanks to the X-ring design. This unique type of sealing ring gives great sealing and lubricity, but lets the chain move as freely as if it were a non-sealed chain. No more lost power, no more sticky, kinked links. The VX2 is so smooth, DID says it trims off about half the friction of traditional o-ring chains. Pair the X-ring with the gold surface treatment that looks good and prevents corrosion, and you’ve hit the drive chain motherlode.

    Specs:
  • Sealed X-ring design
  • Reduced power loss from friction
  • Half the friction of competing O-ring chains
  • Corrosion resistant gold-tinted surface treatment
  • Quicker response and smooth handling
  • DID’s unique X-ring type sealing ring
  • 8,210 pound tensile strength
  • Max 750cc displacement recommendation

DID 520VX2 Gold X-RING Road Chain Reviews

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5.0 / 5.0
32 Reviews
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4.9 / 5
Durability
5.0 / 5
Fitment
4.6 / 5
Performance
5.0 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes (11)
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Awesome chain!
Awesome chain, and lasts longer then stock style! Would buy again!
January 30, 2018
Fort McMurray , AB, CA
Age: 25-44
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Gender:
Male
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Replacement Master Links purchased
I have the VX2 Chain and it functions great. One of the lightest weight O-Ring type chains out there. I bought the replacement masterlink because I am changing my rear sprocket. The masterlink installed without issue.

-m---
December 26, 2017
Gainesville, FL, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Long lasting chain, did has earned their rep

-m-2015 SUZUKI DR-Z 400S--
July 20, 2017
Columbia, SC, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
7 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
DID 520VX2 Gold x ring road chain
Excellent, light and durable chain. It felt like I added more HP over my heavy stock chain due to the lower rotating weight. Does not stretch much as long as you keep it in spec. Must have ultra hard rivets because it was difficult to rivet the master link. My road bike doesn't have much HP so it needs all the help it can get.

2013 Honda NC700X
June 28, 2017
East Troy, WI, US
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
131 - 160 lbs.
Height:
5'4 - 5'6
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great chain for the price. See how long it lasts on my
xr 650r.

-m-HONDA --
April 13, 2017
Snow Shoe, PA, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
10 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
1 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Doesn't fit a 990 ADV
Great chain, but it does not fit a KTM ADV 990 unlike the parts profile says. You need a 525 size. I'll be needing a new chain for my little bike shortly so I'll be keeping it anyways.

-m-2008 KTM 990 Adventure S--
March 31, 2017
Boise, ID, US
Purchased
11 months ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
the best
strong, last along time, no stretch, smooth.

-m-DIRT BIKE--
February 2, 2017
montecito, CA, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
6'1 - 6'3
Value
4 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
DID is the best
these chains are one of the best changes I have done to my bike the will out last most sprocket kits and then can go a while without being tightened.
October 10, 2016
deltona, FL, US
Purchased
1 year ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Worked as designed
Worked great, looks good. Wish the description was more specific as to which master link it comes with though. Mine came with a clip style link, others may be different.
September 27, 2016
Oviedo, FL, US
Age: 15-24
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
DID Gold X Ring
This is the second one I have tried and very happy with the life span and highly recommend it for anyone looking for a high quality chain for a reasonable price.
September 7, 2016
Glenwood Springs, CO, US
Age: 65+
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
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Did this chain include a master link? If so, was it a rivet or clip style?
James G on Dec 19, 2016
BEST ANSWER: It includes a conventional master link (Matching gold color), no riveting required. It is plenty strong and I have not had any "reliability" issues with the master link and probably have 2,500+ off-road miles on this chain.
This says it is a road chain, can I use it on my dirt bike?
Jason P on Nov 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You sure can as long you are replacing a 520 chain with the same size. I have used on a KTM 350 EXC, Husky FE350 and a KTM 300 XC with no issues at all. Chain works great with very minimal stretch, only had to adjust one time unless making sprocket size changes.
should a o-ring chain be lubed as much as a non-o-ring chain? My chain seems to be stiff already and I really don't have that many miles on it. I don't put much stress on my drive-train much. I normally use chainwax after each wash or before each ride.
A shopper on Jan 10, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I lube my chain after every ride, coat it and the sprockets well. Oil it well, let it dry a couple hours then wash the bike. This keeps water OUT of the chain.
Do not use a pressure washer or a direct steam of water on the chain. This may push water past the Orings.
I don't like chain wax, it builds up on the chain and doesn't lube well. I like "Liquid Performance" or " Pro Honda" chain lube for their lubricating properties. They also don't fling off or attract dust.
I now have over 250 hours on this chain and it shows very little wear. Last one held up for over 400 hours.
My last Ironman rear sprocket had over 20,000 miles on it. Another reason I lube my chain and sprocket teeth.
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