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Chain Giant KMC Launches Ebike Chainrings and Sprockets

KMC-e12 speed-bosch drivePhoto c. KMC Chain USA
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News from the La Verne, California home of KMC Chain USA. Introducing the KMC ebike chainrings and sprocket options for Shimano and 2nd Generation Bosch drive systems. These are now currently available, with plans to roll out more offerings in the near future.

This release marks the first range of KMC e-bike chainrings and sprockets into the North American Market.

KMC e11 speed EPT on motor
Photo c. KMC Chain USA

These ebike chainrings and sprockets will be direct replacement options for OEM components with offerings in both narrow and wide setups. KMC says that they are built for maximum durability and performance.

“We are excited to offer these e-bike components and provide our consumers more replacement options,” says Bentley Lee, KMC Chain USA’s Head of Sales. “E-bikes put much more strain on the drivetrain and wear faster than a traditional bike, but many riders don’t replace drivetrain components when they should. Maintaining your drivetrain is important to maximize chain life and efficiency.”

KMC USA says that their new ebike chainrings and sprockets not only “provide an easy way to refresh worn components but also restore drivetrain efficiency and help save battery life”.

KMC’s ebike chainrings and sprockets are Bosch Certified.

KMC Ebike Chainrings and Sprockets Retail pricing

One of the most surprising aspects of the lineup is the pricing. With sprockets starting at $8 and chainrings at $15, these are some of the least expensive components avaialble.

Shimano 17t Sprocket: $8

Shimano 18t Sprocket: $8

Bosch Chainring (2nd gen): $15

Bosch Chainring (3rd gen): $15

Bosch Chainring (4th gen): $15

Make sure to check for the availability of these chainrings and sprockets, and take a look at KMC’s chain offerings as well at the link below.


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1 year ago

Why 18 and 17 tooth sprockets only? Are these the most common and likely to wear on the cassette or something?

1 year ago
Reply to  Arin

Nah the are sprockets for the motor. Basically a chainring but Bosch gen 2 and shimano motors use the smaller sprockets.

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