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12-12-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,781
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. These both look legit. There are still...

KMC here. These both look legit. There are still some older packaging and models (X10.93) floating around. But please be cautious of older packaging (including the long plastic boxes) as these are...
11-15-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. There are more and more counterfeit...

KMC here. There are more and more counterfeit chains in the market for all brands. We have started to monitor many major online marketplaces with Sentryc to find and put a stop to those selling...
11-15-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 589
Posted By Papa Ado

Sorry I'm late to the forum party. I received an...

Sorry I'm late to the forum party. I received an email from the OP last week and replied but haven't hear back. And yes, we've seen more counterfeit KMC chains recently and we are utilizing Sentryc...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-21, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By Papa Ado

Thanks for your opinion! I hope you're not...

Thanks for your opinion! I hope you're not calling ALL of KMC's customers cheapskates. JK ;) Some people prefer other brands (including our Shimano chains) and I've found that many of those people...
05-31-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,297
Posted By Papa Ado

I saw the pictures from Ricky, and agree with his...

I saw the pictures from Ricky, and agree with his conclusion. I've checked the seller's page and he sells a lot of counterfeit KMC products. We will take action and have asked our distributor in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,115
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. Our chains have been proven to be as...

KMC here. Our chains have been proven to be as good as or better than Sram chains so it's likely another culprit. Good advice above to check the cassette wear or other drivetrain adjustments.
05-31-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,189
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. I highly suggest going with the KMC X8...

KMC here. I highly suggest going with the KMC X8 which works flawlessly on Shimano HG cassettes :)
05-30-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,297
Posted By Papa Ado

Hi. KMC here. Sounds like some oddities on the...

Hi. KMC here. Sounds like some oddities on the package labels which usually indicates it's fake. Are you able to post pics of send me a DM yet?

In regards to counterfeit chains, we have started a...
Replies: 183
Views: 95,744
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. Our City Hunter chain was redesigned...

KMC here. Our City Hunter chain was redesigned with a bushing to make it more durable. Thus it's a perfect beefy chain for shared-bikes, but also a bomb-proof chain for any other single speeds:...
01-05-21, 12:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,297
Posted By Papa Ado

X Series (1,8-12s) is in the darker blue package...

X Series (1,8-12s) is in the darker blue package whereas Z series (1-9s) is in a lighter blue box shown in bottom left here:
https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/Q7MAAOSw7F9cOJge/s-l300.jpg
01-04-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,297
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. Thanks for the tag. Unfortunately there...

KMC here. Thanks for the tag. Unfortunately there are Chinese-made counterfeit KMC chains out there, but we are doing all we can to track them down and put an end to it at the source. You could PM me...
11-25-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,021
Posted By Papa Ado

I ride DLC with blue inner links and pins and use...

I ride DLC with blue inner links and pins and use squirt wax. The color always looks fantastic and there is no color wear.

As for weight, yes it's not much difference but it's relative; you would...
11-17-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,781
Posted By Papa Ado

The primary difference of our e-bike chains vs...

The primary difference of our e-bike chains vs regular chains is the pin riveting technology used. Extended durability is an added bonus from us as e-bike riders usually ride farther.

Mid motors...
02-04-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,576
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. Currently our X8 Gold chain is the one...

KMC here. Currently our X8 Gold chain is the one for you. But you may be able to find some old stock of gold Z6 (Z33) or Z7 (Z50) in your LBS.
12-12-19, 12:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,781
Posted By Papa Ado

Our US office sells directly to Amazon for...

Our US office sells directly to Amazon for resale. You can contact them at info@kmcchain.us to determine whichis an authorized account/seller there. Again, we are doing our best to crack down on...
12-11-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,781
Posted By Papa Ado

Many sellers selling fake chains will use this...

Many sellers selling fake chains will use this and other platforms. If you have any questions concerning product authenticity, please contact our offices in the US (kmcchain.us), Europe (kmcchain.eu)...
10-23-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,781
Posted By Papa Ado

Thanks for your input on packaging. It coincided...

Thanks for your input on packaging. It coincided with a revamp of our model lineup including new model names (i.e. Z72 to Z8 for 8 speed) and atrophy of some less popular models. The problem with our...
10-22-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,781
Posted By Papa Ado

We produce chains in Taiwan, Vietnam, and several...

We produce chains in Taiwan, Vietnam, and several locations in China. Amazon can be sketchy, but online dealers vary by country so please use caution.
10-21-19, 09:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 20,781
Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here to answer a few questions from the above...

KMC here to answer a few questions from the above conversation:
- Not sure about the chain that the OP bought as there are many accounts selling fake chains of all speeds (regardless of price). We...
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