Turn the handle counterclockwise to pull the chain tool pin out of the link. You want the pin to be fully pulled out of the link. Stop turning the handle once you’re able to lift your bike chain out of the chain tool. Take your chain off the chain tool and wiggle the link to pull it apart.
How do you remove a chain from a bike?
- Remove the Chain. Finish removing a bike chain by unscrewing the drive pin and removing the chain tool from the chain. Hold both ends of the chain with your hands, and remove the retainer, releasing the tension from the derailleur. Snake the chain back through the derailleur and off the gears, it should come off easy from here.
What tool do you need to take a chain off a bike?
Bike Chain Removal You will need other tools such as needle nose pliers and a hammer to remove the chain. Some bike chains have a master link. This is a removable link that is not fused like the others. If your chain has a master link, remove the link by twisting it off with a pair of needle nose pliers.
Is it easy to change a bike chain?
The best bike multi-tools may include a chain tool which is usually okay but using a proper workshop chain tool makes things much easier. If you’re using a quick link it’s theoretically possible to remove your chain by hand, but a pair of link pliers make it a whole lot easier.
What is a chain puller?
This tool pulls the two ends of a chain together when installing it on a machine.