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New chain & sprockets

Discussion in 'Bling and Appearance' started by bass_player, Dec 1, 2006.

  1. Hi all. The Spada is due for a new chain and sprockets and I was wondering how easy it is to do this myself? Or should I just let a shop tinker with my baby?


  2. I did it for myself for the first time a couple of months ago, without much trouble. You'll probably need a chain breaker to get the old chain off, but they aren't too expensive. Apart from that it's just basic tools, sockets and spanners (and a torque wrench if you've got one). A centre stand or rear stand will make the job a heap easier. If you've got a service manual for your bike it will probably help, but it's all fairly simple really. There's a heap of guides on how to change chains on the net of you google for them.
  3. Or an angle grinder :wink:
    They're free from the old man.
  4. Seriously... If you don't have a rear stand or torque wrench (but have the manual) and you fancy a ride to Newton then I can help.