Tool Tuesday :: Timbuk2 Shop Apron

Tool: Timbuk2 Shop Apron Job: To keep your clothes clean while you are wrenching on bikes. Thumps Up: This Timbuk2 apron is perfect for anyone who gets their hands greasy, but wants to keep their clothes spotless. Its best feature is that it is backed with vinyl, so...

Tool Tuesday :: Park Tool Magnetic Parts Bowl

Tool: Park Tool Magnetic Parts Bowl Job:  To hold small parts and keep them from getting lost or knocked off your bench. Thumps Up:  The Magnetic Parts Bowls is a great addition to any tool box.  It’s inexpensive and will pay for itself the first time it prevents you...

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...