Being able to remove your bike chain is one of those things anyone who owns a bike should be able to do. Blog OzSoapbox details how to go about it in a chatty, experience-filled post.
The post makes the always-welcome point that (as with kitchen knives, to pick a single example), quality equipment makes all the difference:
In principle all chain breakers work in the same manner but I can’t stress enough the importance of a decent one. One of the raised guides designed to hold the chain in place on my elcheapo Super B toolkit from Torpedo 7 snapped clean off on the first use.
How to remove a bicycle chain from a bike [OzSoapbox]