Shimano CN HG701 11 Speed Chain. Shimano's HG701 chain is a perfect solution for road or mountain biking on Shimano 11 speed drivetrains. The HG701 is an UltegraXT level 11 speed and is chock full of features making it worthy of those component levels and road or off road demands. The HG701 features zinc alloy plated outer links that are used in conjunction with a SIL TEC coating treatment on the chain to help place it at the pinnacle of shift performance, smoothness, longevity, and reliability. Stainless steel materials ensure exceptional strength and durability, even when you venture out in poor weather or when the chain is under lubricated.