Yes. Due to changes in chain width, roller size, and other factors, we have specific tools required for installation, removal, and checking chain wear. Not using the recommended tool can damage the chain and ultimately cause the chain to break. Check out our complete chain tool list document for all the compatible tools with the Rival Flattop chain.
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- How do I size a chain for a SRAM eTap AXS 1x drivetrain?
- How do I size a chain for a SRAM eTap AXS 2x drivetrain?
- Are special SRAM eTap AXS specific road master link pliers required to remove SRAM eTap AXS PowerLocks?
- 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?
- Are the frame fit specs for Rival eTap AXS different than my mechanical Rival groupset? Where can I find the frame fit specs?