Our Premium 1X Oval 96BCD traction chainring is designed for Shimano XTR M9000 and M9020 cranks Only. They feature exactly same oval shape as rest of our oval chainring portfolio. They are not compatible with XT M8000 cranks.
Size (Mass +/-1g):
30T (44g), 32T (53g), 34T (63g)
Fits only Shimano XTR M9000 and M9020 cranksets. 9, 10, 11 and 12spd Eagle compatible.
cnc machined 7075 Txxx Aluminum. Long-lasting construction! Type II anodizing
4 x 96mm BCD Asymmetrical design. Original M7 bolts only
Optimized to each size separately. Range: 10.2-14.4% and Timing of 110.5-116.3° after TDC (top dead center) Patent Pending
All 3 sizes have built-in M7 threaded standoffs to provide the ideal 1X chainline. They improve stock Shimano chainline by 1mm.You can only use Original Shimano M7 bolts with these chainrings(they come with crank).
IMPORTANT: Due to chainring’s special offset and requirement to mount the bolts from the front, original bolt covers can’t be used. They would also not match the ring shape correctly.
If you wish to check for frame clearance with new oval ring, below you can find measurement of biggest dimension of the oval (tip to tip of tooth):
30T: 134mm ; 32T: 143mm ; 34T: 151mm
Advantages of our special oval chainrings for Shimano XTR M9000 :
*We mastered our oval chainrings to perfection, so you can get best possible advantage from the oval/elliptical shape.
*Finest design to provide excellent weight to strength ratio
*One of a kind special oval shape (Patent Pending)
*Greatly improves traction and climbing abilities
*Unique Patent Pending narrow-wide teeth profiles to keep your chain in place for minimum 12 months!
*Special 3D teeth machining for ultimate mud relief decrease wear and noise dramatically
*All rings have built in threads for easy of mounting and reduction in weight
*Superb quality and great look.
*You will ride faster using ovals. If you keep using round ring then others will get quicker.
*You will not “feel” the oval shape at all
*Reduces stress on knees
How to mount Absoluteblack oval chainring:
There is a small mark (triangle shaped) on the inner circumference of the chainring. This mark Must sit behind the crank arm.
It is ideal for 1x 10/11/12spd and Singlespeeds. Oval (elliptical) chainring does not compromise the work of clutch mechanism in rear derailleur(video at the bottom). It also does not require chain tensioner when using in singlespeed application. Riding out of saddle on the uphill will become more pleasant.
Ovality of the chainring is in range of 10-14% (dependent on size) and feels perfectly round when riding. These chainrings also help you to recover after knee injuries as pedaling becomes smoother and less exhausting. It is the most advanced oval chainring currently on the market.
10, 11 or 12spd chain for geared bike or 6-9 spd one for SS (1/8″ also fits).
No. But if you want one then chain guide should have 2 teeth more capacity than nominal oval ring size.
Designed in UK. Manufactured in Poland (EU). The World’s best Shimano oval chainring.
The most advanced, Patent Pending narrow/wide tooth profile ever produced, guarantee minimum 12 months of excellent chain retention capabilities! We mean it. Always use a new chain with a new chainring.