Re: Bearing Chain Tensioner
A master link is the only safe and reliable way to go. Any shade tree methods can put you and the bikes health in jeopardy.
FWIW, alot of chain breakers will not push the pin clear through the link. Sometimes you need to push out the 2 pins on the link you need removed and take off the side plate to slip the chain apart.
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