Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: New Rochelle, NY
Bikes: too many bikes from 1967 10s (5x2)Frejus to a Sumitomo Ti/Chorus aluminum 10s (10x2), plus one non-susp mtn bike I use as my commuter
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 217 Post(s)
You don't absolutely need a chain whip, but you do need a means of holding the cassette from spinning backward while you turn the lockring. You can improvise a chainwhip with a section of old chain a and a lever bar, or if you have a large pair of pump (Channellock) pliers, you can wrap a few inches of chain around a sprocket to protect it, and holding it with the pliers.
An ounce of diagnosis is worth a pound of cure.
“Never argue with an idiot. He will only bring you down to his level and beat you with experience.”, George Carlin
“One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions”
- Adm Grace Murray Hopper - USN
WARNING, I'm from New York. Thin skinned people should maintain safe distance