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Old 01-26-18, 09:13 AM
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Found my chain keeper

anyone else use one when doing drivetrain maintenance?

this is the kind of thing I'm talking about
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Old 01-26-18, 09:34 AM
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I’ve used one for years.
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yes. I used one for the first time last month. It worked as described.
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One of my bikes has a brazed-on peg for hanging the chain, and I have put hangers similar to these on my others: Nothing to lose or take up room on my tool bag. They do not work for wheels-off transportation but are fine for wheel service or flat repair.
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Old 01-26-18, 11:25 AM
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I made one from a scrapped rear qr hub. I used one cog and a bunch of spacers to get the chainline right. It also doubles as a dropout protector and chain holder when I transport the bike with the wheels off.

A friend has made a couple of them from salvaged rear derailleur pulliys and seatpost qr clamps that works very much like the one in the picture.

Cost in both cases was zero.
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Old 01-26-18, 12:01 PM
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Old hub and cassette works for me.

I also use this as the spacer when I pack my bike suitcase.
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Makes chain cleaning and lubing a whole lot easier and a lot less messy.
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