How do I clean a rusty bike chain?
- According to the Morton Salt website, mixing up a paste of salt and lime or lemon juice will clean the rust from bicycle handlebars and rims. Morton advises you to mix six tablespoons of salt with two tablespoons of juice in order to make a paste. Then, rub that paste on to the rusty parts of the bike.
Do mountain bike chains have a master link?
Do all bike chains have a master link? Nope, not all chains have master links. If your bicycle has derailleurs, it means it’s unlikely that your bike’s chain will have a master link.
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.