Tag: Tool-Talk

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Tour Tech: Abbey’s prototype PreHAG derailleur alignment checker 

An incredibly simple approach to a common issue.

Cool Tool Tuesday #9: The best setup and bleeding tools for hydraulic disc brakes

Everything you wanted to know about servicing your hydraulic disc brakes the pro way.

Cool Tool Tuesday #8: The best tools for installing hydraulic disc brakes

The go-to tools for caliper bolts, rotors, routing and cutting hoses, and more.

Cool Tool Tuesday #7: Fresh tools from the Sea Otter Classic

New tools from Park Tool, Wolf Tooth, Altangle, Topeak, PrestaCycle and more.

Cool Tool Tuesday #5: 25 new bike tools for 2022, part two

Perhaps this will inspire #newtoolday for you.

Cool Tool Tuesday #4: Building a Cycling Tool Kit – the bicycle-specific basics

A look at the cycle-specific tools that form the basis of a workshop or well-equipped toolbox.

Cool Tool Tuesday #2: Your complete guide to hex keys

A deep dive on the true must-have tool and the 16 or so different styles that exist.

Cool Tool Tuesday #1: Ratcheting into gear

A series for current and future tool nerds.

The best derailleur hanger alignment tool: 9 tested

Once thought to be only for workshop use, a hanger gauge is now a commonly needed tool to achieve perfect shifting.

10 products I loved in 2021: Dave Rome

Take my money! Oh wait, these products already have.

21 cool new bike tools for 2022

The latest from Abbey Bike Tools, Park Tool, Pedro's, Silca, Topeak, Wolf Tooth, Unior, and more.

OneUp EDC Lite steerer-based multi-tool review

An affordable tool that hides inside an alloy fork steerer tube.

Topeak JoeBlow Tubi 2Stage floor pump review

A do-it-all floor pump that can seat tubeless tyres in one stroke.

Spotlight: Shimano's new brake bleed tools

A new hose-end fitting and revised bleed cups aim to ease the service task.

Review: The best bicycle tyre inflators to use with an air compressor

Got an air compressor? Learn what inflator is best with eight reviewed plus some DIY ideas.

A guide to air compressors for bicycles

A great addition to the home workshop, an air compressor assists with cleaning and inflating.

Pedro’s overhauls its popular tools for 2021

Fresh hex keys, chain keepers, home mechanic tool kits, and more.

Spotlight: Enduro Pro Bearing Puller BBT-222 tool review

A professional-grade blind-hole bearing removal tool with a couple of special tricks.

Park Tool releases new derailleur hanger gauge, bit tool and more

New workshop tools include a one-handed interchangeable bit tool and a better derailleur hanger gauge.