Absolute Black Road Components
Road Components Absolute Black SRAM CX Oval Direct Mount Chainring. Get elliptical with the SRAM CX Oval Direct Mount Chainring, which Absolute Black claims improves traction through a more consistent pedal stroke than standard, round chainrings. The SRAM CX Oval is compatible with SRAM cranksets that allow direct-mount chainrings. Absolute Black manufactures each chainring size with unique oval profiles for smooth rotation and a narrow/wide tooth profile for increased chain retention.
FSA Road Components
Road Components FSA Super Road Chainring. As you’d expect, Full Speed Ahead designed the Super Road Chainring to run smoothly with its in-house components, but the folks at FSA aren’t crazy, so they also made sure it would work with certain Shimano and SRAM components as well. Made from 7075 T6 aluminum, the Super Road is slightly thicker in key spots than your average ring, which gives it added stiffness to help you accelerate quickly. It’s also ramped and pinned for seriously clean shifts, and available in all different sizes, so you can build up or pare down to your ideal setup.
Rotor Road Components
Road Components Rotor QXL Outer Chainring. From all-out sprints to bold breakaways, the Rotor QXL Outer Chainring maximizes high-cadence efforts and sustained power delivery during time trial events and fast-paced racing scenarios. The oversized QXL features 16% ovalization, compared to 10% for Rotor’s standard Q Rings. This increase in ovalization helps to boost efficiency throughout your pedal stroke by maximizing your legs’ natural strengths. Five OCP points allow you to clock the rings to reduce the dead spot within your pedal stroke. Most riders experience a difference within the…
Rotor Road Components
Road Components Rotor Round Road Spider Mount Chainring. Oval chainrings have a dedicated following, but–kinda like licorice-flavored anything–they aren’t for everyone. Rotor made its name with ovalized rings, but the Round Road Inner Chainring is, well, round, so traditional riders can enjoy Rotor’s durability without having to leave circularity behind. The Round Road is made from burly 7075 T6 aluminum, comes in three sizes, and has different bolt circle diameters depending on size.