Having a few key skills and the right multi-tool could save your bike tour from a premature end, so we spoke to Adrian at Terry White’s bike shop to show us how to get it done.
1. The Missing Link comes in two parts. The gold-coloured link is for the back of the chain, the silver one for the front.
2. Insert the gold one at the back of the chain and the silver one at the front. Push the two halves together and pull.
3. They two link halves should lock into place. Tension the chain by applying the rear brake.
After 1,000 miles
or so, worn cogs are sharp… and known as ‘shark tooth’
Your bike-fix essentials…
Multi-tool witch includes chain fixing tool, tyre lever and allen keys, such as this
Top Peak Hexus II
Missing Link to repair chain
Spare inner tube
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