Tool Tuesday :: Pedro’s Cable Puller

Tool: Pedro’s Cable Puller Job: To hold cables taut so that you can properly adjust your brakes and derailleurs. Thumps Up: The Pedro’s Cable Puller is a very handy tool to have. It allows you to hold a cable taut with one hand, while your other hand is free to...

Tool Tuesday :: Wheels Manufacturing Dropout Saver Kit

Tool:  Wheels Manufacturing Dropout Saver Kit Job:  To fix frames with damaged non-replaceable derailleur dropouts Thumps Up:  Many frames these days have replaceable derailleur hangers.  Many steel and titanium bikes don’t, however, which means that if your dropout...

Tool Tuesday :: Park Tool DS-1 Digital Scale

Tool:  Park Tool DS-1 Digital Scale Job:  Weighing your bikes and parts Thumps Up:  The DS-1 is a great scale for weighing bikes, frames, and wheels.  It can be clamped in a repair stand, or hung from a hook.  It also reads measurements in both pounds and kilograms....

Tool Tuesday :: Specialized FSR Bearing Puller/Press Tool Kit

Tool:  Specialized FSR Bearing Puller/Press Tool Kit Job:  Installing and removing pivot bearings from full-suspension mountain bike frames Thumps Up:  The FSR Bearing Puller/Press Tool Kit enables mechanics to easily replace pivot bearings and ensures that the job is...

Tool Tuesday :: Hozan C-205 Lockring Wrench

Hozan C-205 Lockring Wrench Job:  Installing and removing track and bottom bracket lockrings. Thumps Up:  There are many lockring wrenches on the market.  They all look similar and do the same job, however the Hozan C-205 outperforms the others.  The best thing about...

Tool Tuesday :: Lezyne Shock Drive

Job: Inflates your shocks and fine tunes the pressure. Thumps Up:  The Shock Driveis a tiny, lightweight pump that works just as well as bigger, bulky shock pumps.  It can reach pressures of 300 psi, and it has a bleed valve to quickly release air if needed.  At only...