Are special SRAM eTap AXS specific road master link pliers required to remove SRAM eTap AXS PowerLocks? Standard master link pliers, such as the Park Tool MLP-1.2 pliers, will work. Related articles Are special chain tools, chain pliers, or chain whips required to work on SRAM Rival eTap Flattop chains? Is a special cassette tool required to install Rival 12-speed road cassettes? How do I size a chain for a SRAM eTap AXS 2x drivetrain? Are the frame fit specs for Rival eTap AXS different than my mechanical Rival groupset? Where can I find the frame fit specs? Is a special chain tool required for new RED and Force eTap AXS™ road chains?