Updated September 20, 2018 by Joseph Perry

The 8 Best Chain Breakers

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This wiki has been updated 12 times since it was first published in May of 2016. All sorts of things are driven by gear chains, including all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and industrial machinery. So what happens when that chain needs to be adjusted or replaced? That's when you reach for one of these breakers. Using powerful cutters and splitters, these tools let you quickly get your equipment back on the road or working smoothly again. When users buy our independently chosen editorial choices, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best chain breaker on Amazon.

8. Sunlite Mini

7. Park Tool CT-5

6. Topeak Universal

5. Koch Industries Roller

4. Pit Posse PP2845

3. Oumers Breaker

2. Motion Pro 08-0001

1. Pro Bike Tool

Joseph Perry
Last updated on September 20, 2018 by Joseph Perry

An avid reader and outdoors enthusiast, Joe earned his doctorate in literary studies before making the lateral leap from academia to technical writing. He now lives and works in the inter-mountain West where he creates technical and marketing content, including white papers, solution briefs, and courseware for some of the world’s largest information technology companies. With more than 14 years of experience in the field, he has learned more than he ever thought he would know about such enterprise IT topics as cloud computing, storage, databases, business software, and networking. When he’s not writing about business computing, he can be found outdoors, probably hiking with his family and dog.

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