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chain one link too short
#1
The chain on my exercise bike became too long over time and started "slipping".  So I took the chain off and took off one section (2 links - a female and male) and replaced the pin to complete the repair.  Now the chain is too short to put back on the bike - what I needed was a way to make it one link shorter (not one section=2 links).  Is there now a way to make the chain just one link longer?  Some sort of male to female single extension link? Thanks.
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#2
the chain sounds worn and should be replaced
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#3
Thanks - you were right.
I replaced the chain and all is well.  Of interest:  the pitch of the exercise bike chain (distance between links) is slightly longer than the typical bike 1/2 inch.  I had to get from manufacturer, not bike shop.
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(06-29-2015, 10:27 PM)silversmith Wrote:  Thanks - you were right.
I replaced the chain and all is well.  Of interest:  the pitch of the exercise bike chain (distance between links) is slightly longer than the typical bike 1/2 inch.  I had to get from manufacturer, not bike shop.

You must exercise a lot. Good for you. Glad to see you got a fix for it.
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good deal, thanks for the update
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