Item # CT-5/ Tools / Chain
Mini Chain Tool
The CT-5 Chain Tool performs like a shop-quality tool, in a lightweight compact size that easily fits in a saddle bag or mobile mechanic's tool roll. The CT-5 removes and installs pins on all 5-to-12-speed derailleur chains, including newer SRAM® 12-speed designs. The integrated loosening shelf is useful for adjusting tight links on older style chains.
- Compatible with all 5-speed to 12-speed bicycle chains* including SRAM® T-Type, SRAM® Flattop™, and Shimano® XTR® 12-speed
- Compatible with 3/32" single-speed chains
- Compatible with many 1/8" single-speed chains — see the CT-3.3 for guaranteed compatibility with all single-speed chains
- Not compatible with 3/16" or half-link single-speed chains
- Replaceable pin (part # CTP)
- Weight: 77g (2.7 oz.)
- Dimensions: 60 x 55 x 15 mm (2.4" x 2.2" 0.6")
*The CT-5 will install and remove, but not peen, Campagnolo® 11 and 12-speed chain rivets.
Use and Care
- Before use, check that the pin is tight in the handle.
- Always place the chain onto the lower shelf when driving out a chain rivet.
- As you drive the chain tool, ensure the pin is driving in a straight line, with the pin in the center of the rivet.
- Periodically grease the threads of the handle for optimal performance and longevity.