Renthal 520 R-1 Works Chain

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Renthal 520 R-1 Works Chain

Our Price: $4.45$86.35

MSRP: $4.95 - $95.95 - You save up to $9.60 (10% off)

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Details

    The Renthal 520 R-1 Works Chain is designed specifically with racing applications in mind. With the shot peened link plates giving the chain a 7,644 pound tensile strength, it’ll handle every bit of power when you pin the throttle. Longevity is taken care of by the chromized pins and corrosion-resistant gold finish that everybody loves. Chamfered inner-links keep the chain on the sprocket and prevent hop-offs, and with pre-formed bushings that extend between plates to reduce friction, the R-1 Works Chain won’t have a problem keeping your back tire spinning.

    Specs:
  • Unsealed, non-o-ring design
  • Master link included
  • Gold corrosion-resistant finish
  • Designed for racing applications
  • Pre-formed, friction reducing bushings
  • Shot peened link-plates
  • 7,644 pound tensile strength
  • Chamfered inner-links
  • Chromized, corrosion resistant pins
  • A Perfect match for Renthal sprockets
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Renthal 520 R-1 Works Chain Reviews

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4.6 / 5.0
126 Reviews
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Value
4.6 / 5
Durability
4.6 / 5
Fitment
4.8 / 5
Performance
4.8 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes (44)
Value
4 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Fitment
4 / 5
Performance
4 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Just put it on I have not yet taken bake for a good ride yet
June 26, 2019
Washington township, NJ, US
Purchased
1 month ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
It looks great and makes my bike pop more
Feels better than the stock chain!

-m-2016 KAWASAKI KX250F--
Love the new chain??
Love the new chain??
June 13, 2019
Benjamin, UT, US
Age: 15-24
Purchased
1 month ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
101 - 130 lbs.
Height:
5'4 - 5'6
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Great chain at a good price! Looks good also!
Best chain I have used. Stretches initially on break in, then rarely needs adjustment. 2nd one on my bike and been through a couple on my kids bike. Highly reccomend.

-m-2015 SUZUKI RMZ250--
May 30, 2019
Inola, OK, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
2 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
191 - 220 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
2 / 5
Durability
2 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Discolored
I've been using these chains for years with no issues. The last two I bought though have discolored rapidly. The gold anodizing has gotten dark only after two cleanings. They are cleaned with commercial chain cleaner and are lubed with gear oil as per the OEM manual.

-m-2013 HONDA CRF450R--
May 27, 2019
Waxahachie, TX, US
Age: 45-64
Purchased
3 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'10 - 6'0
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
I like this chain
I use this chain on all my race bikes over the years. I cleaned the chain after every race and got great life out of it.

-m-2012 YAMAHA YZ450F--
April 26, 2019
Bakersfield, CA, US
Age: 45-64
Gender:
Male
Weight:
221 - 250 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Excellent
I can’t say enough about this chain. First off it looks PRO. Second... hats off to Renthal, this thing came right out of the box and slipped on like a glove. No fuss, no chain breaking, just awesome.
Durablity is great, wash it, lube it, ride it, lube it that simple. Chain adjusters have moved one time in 5 rides 1/8 of an inch.
Renthal gold
Renthal gold
February 23, 2019
Fort Worth, TX, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
11 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Top notch
Very light weight chain, will be buying again

-m-2017 SUZUKI RMZ250--
February 22, 2019
Swanton, OH, US
Purchased
5 months ago
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
5 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
Love this chain
Run them on my all my bikes. No issues.

-m-DIRT BIKE--
November 14, 2018
Olive Branch, MS, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
1 year ago
Gender:
Male
Value
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Fitment
4 / 5
Performance
5 / 5
Recommend it?
Yes
TOUGHEST chain on the market
This is the only chain i run, i easily get 40-50 hours of race time on a single one of these chains before i voluntarily replace it. The only down side is having to remove one link before installing the chain. Highly reccommend buying this chain, and if you are looking to use the chain for off road performance, do not buy an x ring or o ring chain. This chain will not let you down through the abuse and long taxing moto days.

-m-2016 KTM 250 SX--
October 31, 2018
Port Angeles, WA, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
11 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
Renthal Chain
Good quality chain, been holding up great and the first chain I haven't re-adjusted every ride.
August 21, 2018
Shawano, WI, US
Age: 25-44
Purchased
12 months ago
Gender:
Male
Weight:
161 - 190 lbs.
Height:
5'7 - 5'9
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my bike calls for a 520x118 will a 520x116 or 520x120 work?
A shopper on Jun 16, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The second number in these simply designates the number of links in the chain. If you have your old chain you could count the links in it to see if one of the shorter ones would work. One thing to keep in mind is a new chain will be slightly shorter. It's normal for these chains to stretch some.
I’m thinking about getting a 14 tooth rental front sprocket a 50tooth renthal rear and I’m just wondering what size chain I need to get?
landen b on Feb 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: You need to know stock length first, Z(how many more or less teeth on sprockets) , i always get a few links longer and cut it down.push adjustment all the way forward , lay the chain on and cut to fit . You'll need a chain breaker or i use a hand grinder.
Will this link work on the 3-2 version chain?
Roger E on Dec 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: It should. Most any 520 link should work. You are fairly safe ordering this since rm offers an excellent return and exchange policy.
Do I need a “chain press tool” to put on the side plate on the master link for this chain?
Keith K on May 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No you don’t, simply just slips on than add the master clip and you’re good to go
How do you size your chain?
Cody B on May 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Your chain size is determined by your sprocket sizes. What is the make, model, and year of your machine? Also what is the size of your front and rear sprockets?
Were is the chain made?
Bill G on Apr 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Italy.
does chain come with master link?
John P on Nov 7, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, a master link is included.
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