In 2022 my goal was to climb 1,000,000 feet (accomplished). So, while climbing about 3,000 feet per day I broke three of these chains in four months (and was fastidious about checking their stretch). Switched to a Red 22 chain and had no problems thereafter. I love this KMC chain, but the minimally constructed links just donï¿½t work, for me, with considerable daily climbing. In a normal year, say 500,000 feet of climbing they perform flawlessly. Also, my experience is that they stretch a bit more quickly that a Red 22 or SRAM PC11 chain, but given its lightweight and minimal design this isnï¿½t a surprise. All that said, it is still my preferred chain (unless on a long term climbing mission).