Do I have to use the Eagle™ chainring if I am using the Eagle™ chain? September 26, 2017 15:59 Yes, Eagle™ chains are only compatible with Eagle™ Rings. Related articles Do I have to use the new Eagle™ chain with the Eagle™ chainring? Why 12-speed? Couldn’t you make a wider-range 11-speed? Isn’t the narrower Eagle™ chain weaker? How much testing has been done on the new cranks? How do I size a chain for a 1x SRAM Eagle AXS™ drivetrain? Comments 0 comments Article is closed for comments.