Want to learn how to break a BMX chain with a chain breaker? Here’s how it’s done!
When it comes to working on a BMX bike, it’s all pretty straightforward and easy, but one thing in particular that an be a bit of a struggle, especially just starting out, is breaking a BMX chain and reconnecting it. The crew at Lux BMX just uploaded this new How To video showing you how to break a BMX chain with a chain breaker, and how to put it back together on a standard BMX chain. Most BMX chains work this exactly way, but you will want to use the Shadow Conspiracy Chain Breaker for their Interlock chain. Otherwise pretty much all other chains you can use a standard style chain breaker like the one in the video, or the Park Tools CT 3.3 breaker for example. Hit play to see how it’s done, with some great tips an examples. If you’re near Australia, hit up the Lux BMX website to see what they have available for chain breakers at the moment!
“Evan Jaques is one of the founders of and owners of LUXBMX and has worked in the bike industry for the past 20 years. Riding BMX his whole life, Evan learned from a young age how to work on his bike and turned this childhood hobby into a life long obsession, career, and lifestyle.
In this episode of Quick Fix with Evan, he shows you how to break both a regular and half link style chain.” – Lux BMX
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