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Old 04-12-21, 07:34 PM
Clark W. Griswold
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Originally Posted by ClydeClydeson View Post
in the Autumn of 2019 I was biking along a path when a bent chainring tooth fiendishly uncoupled my quick link, which I felt, then saw, flying past me into the dry leaves.

I generally ride with a chain tool ,but that day I was riding with my buddy who is *always* very prepared. This was the one day he decided he didn't need his tool kit.

There is no *SAD WALK HOME* emoji, but this is where such a thing is needed
I don't really carry a chain tool most of the time unless I am touring or maybe on the mountain bike but beyond that I don't really want to carry a ton of tools. My road seabag which I use for my ti road bike and my fixed gear and single speed is small and doesn't have a ton of room so a chain tool doesn't need to take up that precious space.
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