Product Feature: KMC Digital Chain Checker – For the Shop or Serious Home Mechanic

kmc digital chain checker review

“A patented pro tool of choice for bike shops and serious riders for safer rides. Scientific, digital and precise” –

KMC Digital Chain Checker Video

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In this video, JOM Of the Gravel Cyclist runs through the features of the KMC Digital Chain Checker, and provides a demonstration of its functionality against three different bikes. Note, this tool does not work with Campagnolo 13 speed Ekar chains.

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kmc digital chain checker review
What’s Inside the box. 2 x CR2032 Batteries are included


  • Digital screen.
  • Stainless steel hardened body.
  • Compatible with all chains up to 12 speed.
  • Measures up to 2.5mm of elongation.

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kmc digital chain checker review

kmc digital chain checker review
To use, squeeze, reset to 0, measure chain
kmc digital chain checker review
For the shop / cyclist who has it all
kmc digital chain checker review
0.36, plenty of chain life remaining

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1 Comment

  1. Avatar Walter Lederman

    As it’s measurement is derived from the distance between rollers, how does it cope with chains with oversize rollers , such as the SRAM flat top chain. Here it would underestimate chain wear. Hence the Park CC-4 chain tool which uses 3 prongs , and only measures from the same leading ( or trailing ) roller edge , across several links

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