Bike specific tools

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migrantwing
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Bike specific tools

Postby migrantwing » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:37 am

Browsing the web over the last few days as I need a few tools. A chain whip is one (although I may make one myself using one handle from an old pair of wire cutters, and an old chain) and the other is a BB removal wrench. I'm stuck between Tacx tools and Cyclo (Weldtite). I noticed that the Bikehut tools that you get in Halfrauds and the Cyclo tools are exactly the same, just with different badging and a slight difference in colour. How good/bad are Halfrauds tools?

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ride_whenever
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Re: Bike specific tools

Postby ride_whenever » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:49 am

The full ring tools are nice in that they are kind to cups, but they can be quite difficult to get onto old cups. Just fyi!

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Re: Bike specific tools

Postby pinarellokid » Thu Jan 10, 2013 09:54 am

jobsworth tools from Planet x are a bargain..

picket up a BB tool for less than £4
Specialized S Works SL2 . Campagnolo Record 11spd. rolling on Campag Zonda wheels

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joeweston3
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Re: Bike specific tools

Postby joeweston3 » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:55 am

We have a few bikehut tools, and they seem perfectly fine, I just avoid them more out of principle to be honest...


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