Made in Japan, “the heart of true performance”.
The activity started in 1932 in Takasago. In 1953 Takasako Chain Co. Ltd started to produce chain for motorcycles. In 1956 the sister company ceased to produce rims for bicycles and focused on products for motorcycle.
Since, both companies were certified “JIS indicating factory”, the highest quality label for Japanese industry : 1954 for chain, 1956 for rims.
In 1988, RK EXCEL exposed their products for the 1st time in the INTERMÖT show in Munich.
In 1989, the RK EXCEL company was created.
RK and EXCEL never stopped to develop new process to propose more and more performing products compliant with the highest standards.
RK is a very well known chain brand in road racing competition. But as the offroad products also provides outstanding performances, they are less well known in this universe.
RK Chain is proud to be associated to the oldest FIM competition worldwide, the International Six Days of Enduro, sharing the same value and a strong heritage.
The RK Chain SIX DAYS 520 EXW – XW RING is the chain providing the best performances for such a so demanding race.
RK supports all the amateurs riders of the Event by granting them access to special prices (form – 30 to -35%) and the access to the RK racing service in the paddock, to give useful technical advices to get the best reliability and performances of your RK chain.
Moreover, the RK EXCEL Challenge provides to complete teams of 3 riders using both RK chain and EXCEL rims, extra discount and the possibility to win the prestigious prices.