shortening chain on recumbent

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shortening chain on recumbent

Postby DavidH » Fri Feb 01, 2013 19:24 pm

I need to shorten the chain on a recently purchased recumbent - it has a couple of 'superlink' type links fitted.
I can see that breaking the chain using the super link is the correct method for maintenence/cleaning, but unless I am missing something, when shortening the chain it would be easier to break and refix elswhere in the chain using a chain breaker. Any thoughts?

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Re: shortening chain on recumbent

Postby sungod » Fri Feb 01, 2013 20:08 pm

undo one of the removable links

use a chain tool to remove the correct number of links from one of the loose ends

refit removable link
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