Bicycle Chain Tutorials

Video tutorials about chain maintenance and repair.

How to Install a Shimano HG or IG Chain How to Install a Shimano HG or IG Chain

Removal and installation of a Shimano HG or IG chain pin.

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How to Check For Chain Wear How to Check For Chain Wear

Demonstrates how to measure a worn out chain using Sheldon Brown’s ruler technique.

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How to Use a Quick Release Chain Link How to Use a Quick Release Chain Link

Shows how to disconnect and reconnect two of the most common quick release chain links.

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How to Use a Chain Tool To Break a Chain How to Use a Chain Tool To Break a Chain

How a chain tool works, and how to use it to disconnect and reconnect your bike chain.

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How to Loosen a Stiff Chain Link How to Loosen a Stiff Chain Link

Stiff chain links cause noise, shifting problems, and even injury. Watch how to fix it by hand!

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How to Clean and Lubricate a Chain How to Clean and Lubricate a Chain

Frequent chain cleaning and lubrication will help keep dirt off your chain and prevent wear.

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How to Calculate Chain Length How to Calculate Chain Length

Measure the correct length of a new bike chain.

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Why WD-40 is Bad for Your Bike Chain Why WD-40 is Bad for Your Bike Chain

Using WD-40 as a chain lube can actually damage your chain.

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