It happens your chain will stretch and it will need adjusting from time to time. But what’s even worse it may break while you’re out pedaling. So to play it safe always carry an extra master link to to do the inevitable on the road quick repair.
The original chain on the ELF was a Wipperman Connex 1R8. Legendary german chain…
Connex R8 chains are great for all cases where the chain must resist extraordinary loads: on heavy-duty bikes, touring bikes, cargo bikes, or velo-taxis. The high-grade nickel coating protects the chain against corrosion, and the steel links provide for a long lasting durable chain..
Alloy steel inner and outer links, both nickel-platedFor all hub gears with wider cogs and single-speed10.5mm pin with the traditional master link with spring clip included
Connex 1R8 1/2 x 1/8 Nickel Heavy Duty
Model: R8Brand: Connex http://www.bikeman.com/CH1889.html
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