Mountain Biking - How can I shorten my bike chain?
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does anyone know how? it is too big.
07-22-03, 02:51 PM
you need a chain-breaker. I got the park tool one for $12.
are you sure it's your chain that's too big and not a problem with the rear derailleur keeping tension?
yes, where can I get a park tool?
07-22-03, 03:55 PM
You can get a chain breaker from Park tool or many other companies (Park Tool is a well-repected bicycle tool company) from your LBS or online at nearly any online bike store.
07-23-03, 11:20 AM
The park tools website will show you how to calculate your correct chain length, and use the tool, but get your shop to demonstrate, and have a practice on an old chain.
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