All posts tagged: multi-tool

5 Mountain Bike Stocking Stuffers

What to get the shred-head in your life? We’ve got some great gift ideas that the mountain biker in your life will be sure to love. All of these picks are designed to work with a wide variety of bikes and appeal to a wide range of mountain bikers. Without further ado let’s get into our picks! #1 – Genuine Innovations Tubeless Repair Kit – $5.99 This affordable kit has saved me on multiple occasions. A tubeless plug can turn a bad day back into a good day very quickly. No mountain biker should be without one. The Genuine Innovations kit comes with plugger tool and 5 “sides of bacon”. It weighs almost nothing and will fit almost anywhere. #2 – HandUp ColDER Weather Gloves – $34.00 These cold weather gloves are the perfect thing to keep the stoke going as the weather gets colder. The HandUp ColDER gloves not only provide great insulation, they also have a fun and playful style. You can check out our full review of these gloves over here: Handup …

Topeak HEXUS™ II Review

A good multi-tool is one of the most essential pieces of equipment in any mountain bikers pack. I have been testing the Topeak HEXUS™ II for this past season and I have been impressed. Features The Topeak HEXUS II has a folding design with two sides that store 18 different tools. The 18 chosen tools are very thoughtfully selected. In making trailside repairs and adjustments this last year I never found myself lacking the correct tool. The function list itself is impressive. Added Features Secondary chain link fence, Air release button Self-tightening tool Allen Wrenches 2 / 2.5 / 3 / 4 (2 pcs) / 5 / 6 / 8mm Body Engineering grade plastic Chain Hook Steel wire Chain Tool CrMo steel Functions 18 Screw Drivers #2 Phillips / Flat Head Size 9.5 x 4.4 x 2.6 cm / 3.7” x 1.7” x 1” Spoke Wrenches 14G / 15G Tire Levers Two engineering grade plastic levers Tool Material Chrome vanadium steel Torx® Bit T25 In addition to the shear number of functions, Topeak has thoughtfully …

Mountain Bike Multi-Tools For Under $30

Multitools are pretty essential in mountain biking. We mountain bikers beat up our bikes more than almost any other type of cyclists. Having a capable tool at the ready can easily mean the difference between a fun trailside repair and a very, very long walk home. Here’s our round-up of some quality multi-tools that can be had for less than $30. Crank Brothers M19 The Crank Brother’s M19 is a 19 function folding multitool that features almost every tool you could want for most trailside repairs. The m19 includes a chain tool, 7 hex wrenches, 8mm and 9mm open wrenches, 3 screwdrivers, 2 torx drivers and a selection of spoke wrenches. You will find that tire levers are missing from this list. If you carry separate tire levers in your flat kit though this tool may be the perfect fit for you. In addition it comes in a variety of colors to match your bike or kit. chain tool spoke wrench: #0, 1, 2, 3 hex wrenches: #2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 open wrench: …