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Offline warm-feet

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Master link to join chain?
on: December 11, 2018, 09:40:25 PM
Master link (spring link) to join the chain after fitting a new chain - is this a good idea, or not?  :190:

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Re: Master link to join chain?
Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 09:54:00 PM
are you talking about a 'clip' style link as opposed to a 'rivet' style link? If so, IMHO on a bike that puts out this much power I do not think so, a 'rivet' style master link is the way to go,.

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Re: Master link to join chain?
Reply #2 on: December 11, 2018, 11:48:35 PM
*Originally Posted by SimonUK [+]
are you talking about a 'clip' style link as opposed to a 'rivet' style link? If so, IMHO on a bike that puts out this much power I do not think so, a 'rivet' style master link is the way to go,.

+1..!! Clips can be dislodged sometimes, very rare but has been known to happen.

Just changed my chain to a DID and re-fitted 42 rear sprocket and had to remove 2 links, rivet link was supplied with the chain....easy to do with the right tool.

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Re: Master link to join chain?
Reply #3 on: December 12, 2018, 07:31:20 AM
Most definitely, use a rivet.. 
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