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Old 04-01-03, 04:07 PM   #1
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"mtb" chain on a road bike?

I ordered the SRAM PC-99 9-speed PowerChain from Performancebike's web site under the "Road Components" section. The box arrived and says, prominently, "MTB".
I went back to Performance's site and noticed that that same chain is listed (with the same item number) under the "ATB Components" section. So I am inferring that I can use the chain on my road bike, despite the "MTB" wording on the box. Am I correct?
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they are the same. fuggedaboutit. road 9 speed shimano/sram=atb 9 speed shimano/sram.
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All the SRAM 9sp chains are basically the same. The one designed for mtb use is supposed to be a little heavier-duty, but the dimensions are the same.
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Yep, same chain! Same thing with Shimano bottom brackets, a splined Ultegra is the same as an XT! Dura-Ace = XTR and 105 = LX.

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