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Chain Installation - Derailleur Bikes

This article will discuss the removal and installation of chain on derailleur bicycles.

Chain Length Sizing

This article will discuss sizing derailleur chain to length.

Tight Link Repair

This article will discuss loosening a tight link on a derailleur chain.

11-speed Chain Service with the CT-11

 This article will review the Campagnolo® 11-speed chain service. This requires the use of both the Park Tool CT-4.2 and CT- 11. The 11-speed Campagnolo® chain has very narrow rollers of 1.98 to 2.0mm width. A typical 10-speed has rollers of approximately 2.1mm. This small dif...

Chain Cleaning using the CM-5.2 Cyclone® Chain Scrubber

This article will discuss the use the CM-5.2 Cyclone® Chain Scrubber. The concepts will also apply to other chain cleaners.

Chain tension for Tandem Front End

This article will discuss sizing the captain-to-stoker chain for tandems, called the "primary" chain.

Chain Tension on One Speed Bikes

This article will address the adjusting chain tension on bicycle with a single sprocket in the rear and a single sprocket in front.

Trouble Shooting a Creaky or Noisy Drive Train

This article will discuss trouble shooting noisy drive trains. Creaking and squeaking noises are annoying, and can be a sign of more serious problems. Damage to component parts may result if they are left unattended.