How to mend a Dane’s broken chain

How to mend a Dane’s broken chain – not that it’s a frequent occurrence (not!).

Dane arrives carrying bike having run over the downs shrieking ancestral yells that frighten all the locals

Dane arrives carrying bike having run over the downs shrieking primaeval yells that frighten all the locals

Invert the bike as shown opposite. This picture was taken after the Dane had run carrying his bike over the hills following yet another chain break. He had not joined the peleton at the start of the ride and the first that Gentlemen knew of his presence was when they heard primaeval yells rolling over our green and pleasant land.

 

Use the chain link extractor tool to remove the broken link

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Position a new link in place or dismantle and re-install the next link to the broken one.

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Then tighten using the link tool 

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The Dane shows that he has learnt from this valuable demonstration.

Yet another broken Dane's chain

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