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I need to remove chain and fit new but not sure about fitting riveted link as have always used a joining link. do i rivet new link using rivet removal tool ? many thanks Roger

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Some tools do both riveting and removal, does yours? If you are unsure or not confident I would fit the usual joining link (should be supplied with the new chain) and take it to a bike shop and get them to rivet it. This would be far cheaper than buying the right tool, and you dont want the chain to come apart when riding.

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