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Advice request: Do I need an 11 speed chain breaker tool?

Postby ProCelebrityGolf » Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:04 pm

I just bought a new bike with 11 speed SRAM. I anticipate only breaking the chain in emergencies and would be fitting a powerlink to get me home - I would not be refitting a new pin with the same tool.

Do I need to buy a new (11speed specific) chain breaker or can I use my current 10 speed one?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Advice request: Do I need an 11 speed chain breaker tool

Postby Duck! » Sun Jul 20, 2014 11:46 pm

10-speed tool is fine (but not for Campagnolo if anyone is wondering).

SRAM chains all come with a Powerlink anyway, you only need to cut the the chain to get the length right when fitting a new one.
I had a thought, but it got run over as it crossed my mind.
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Re: Advice request: Do I need an 11 speed chain breaker tool

Postby ProCelebrityGolf » Mon Jul 21, 2014 9:10 pm

Thanks Duck!

I have a small 10 speed tool that I carry with me in case I run into trouble riding out in the middle of nowhere. Great to know that it will suffice if I need it.
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