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 his bike

Invert the bike as shown opposite. This picture was taken after the Dane had charged like his ancestors over the hill carrying his bike like an axe following yet another chain break. He had not joined the peleton at the start of the ride. 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

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

Then tighten using the link tool 

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

Yet another Dane’s broken chain

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Link to the FGCC blog

The FGCC blog is a running record of rides including routes, statistics and TAMITS (“There’s a medal in there somewhere”). See the pages list on the blog for details of rides and the shenanigans that occur.

This is a link to the FGCC blog:-

 

FGCC blog