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Gusset Half Link

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Gusset Half Link


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- Single half-link from Gusset.
- Useful for getting the optimum chain length for your setup!
- Available in either 1/8" or 3/32" versions.
- Weight: 3g (3/32"), 7g (1/8")


Scott white

Hi I'm just wondering if I can use this half link and remove my mech hanger ?

Posted by Scott white on 14/09/2011

Reply from TartyBikes on 14/09/2011

Hi Scott - Whether you can get away without running a tensioner depends on your frame, gear ratio and how old your chain is. It's not a particularly exact science unfortunately. If you split your chain then loop it around the sprockets and pull it as tight as you can you should be able to get a rough idea if it'd line up OK with a half link. Thanks, Mark


Alrite chaps, will this fit a KMC chain?

Posted by Chris on 01/12/2011

Reply from TartyBikes on 02/12/2011

Hi Chris - This half-link works well with the KMC chains - Stan used them together for quite a while on one of his previous bikes with no problems. Thanks, Mark


Do they work on chains like the Z610, I have one on my old K710 and that worked fine.

Posted by Miles on 17/01/2012

Reply from TartyBikes on 18/01/2012

Hi Miles - If you're using the Z610HX then you'd need to make sure you go for the 3/32" option, and if you go for the Z510HX then you'd need to make sure you go for the 1/8" option. If you do that though there shouldn't be anything stopping you using a half-link - I know Stan's previously used a Z610HX with one of these half links with no problems. Thanks, Mark


HI I got some of these from you few weeks ago. They didn't come with any pins or any means of attaching them to the actual chain. An I missing something or do I need to buy something else to actually fit them to my chain? JC

Posted by Jack on 18/09/2015

Reply from TartyBikes on 18/09/2015

Hello - You would just need to use the pins from the outer plates of your chain you're adding the half link to. The half link effectively replaces two of the inner parts of the chain. Thanks, Mark


Hi tarty bikes i have an rolhoff 8speed chain an just converted to single speed and need a half link to get the lenght right an wondered which size would be best. Cheers daz

Posted by daz on 20/04/2016

Reply from TartyBikes on 21/04/2016

Hi Daz - We don't much experience with the Rohloff 8-speed chains, but we believe the 3/32" size should fit. To be doubly sure, you could use a 3/32" split link to join the narrow end of the half link to your regular chain - this would mean that there would be sufficient 'float' between the two to make sure it fitted either way. Thanks, Mark

Nathan Nicolle

I wanted to make sure that this half link (1/2"x 1/8 version) will work with my new KMC K710 chain that I recently ordered from the HB trials website for my 20" Rockman Flint. The KMC K710 is a 1/2"x 1/8 chain. I wanted to make sure just incase.

Posted by Nathan Nicolle on 07/09/2014

Reply from TartyBikes on 08/09/2014

Hi Nathan - yes, that will fit just fine. Thanks, Flipp.


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Posted by Daniel on 19/04/2011

Perfect! Works as it should. It seems very "beefy" too so no risk of it snapping anytime soon.


great piece of kit

Posted by chris on 02/11/2011

This is a great idea, wicked :) Great service once again from the tarty team.

Reply from TartyBikes on 03/11/2011

Hi Chris - Glad the half-link's worked out for you. Thanks for the review!

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