They can be mounted in the outer chainring position and will maintain optimal offset for a 1x road-specific 44mm chainline.

They can be mounted in the outer chainring position and will maintain optimal offset for a 1x road-specific 44mm chainline (click to enlarge).​

In the increasingly crowded space of specialty replacement chainrings, Wolf Tooth Components is now offering its Drop-Stop 1x for Shimano Dura-Ace, Ultegra, 105, and Tiagra cranks with Shimano's asymmetric 4x110mm bolt pattern.

These machined 7075-T6 aluminum rings with 110BCD asymmetric 4-bolt pattern feature Wolf Tooth's patent-pending Drop-Stop tooth profile, which is designed to shed mud and keep the chain in place.

These machined 7075-T6 aluminum rings with 110BCD asymmetric 4-bolt pattern feature Wolf Tooth's patent-pending Drop-Stop tooth profile, which is designed to shed mud and keep the chain in place.

These machined 7075-T6 aluminum rings with 110BCD asymmetric 4-bolt pattern feature Wolf Tooth's patent-pending Drop-Stop tooth profile, which is designed to shed mud and keep the chain in place (click to enlarge).​

Wolf Tooth designs and fabricates all Drop-Stop chainrings in Minneapolis, Minnesota, They can be mounted in the outer chainring position and will maintain optimal offset for a 1x road-specific 44mm chainline.

The chainrings are targeted at cyclocross, road and gravel applications. Available in black with complimentary US-made single-ring-specific 6mm chainring bolts. Tooth counts include 38t, 40t, 42t, with a 44t set to be available in mid-November. Price is $79.

For more information visit wolftoothcycling.com.