Archive for the ‘Bicycle Tools’ Category

Tire Tools: How to Choose Right One for Your Bike?

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

Tire Tools

  • Tire tools are a necessity for changing tires.
  • A pair of plastic tire levers costs between $4 and $5.
  • Do not use screwdrivers or other flat metal tools to change tires.


Chain Tools for Your Bicycle: How to Use Them?

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Chain Tools

  • Chain tools are often specific to the type of chain.
  • Pro models have longer handles, which means more leverage.
  • A tool with a replaceable pin may be more versatile in the long run.


Bicycle Tools: What Is Really Needed on the Road?

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Bicycle Tools

  • A multi-tool is a good way to cover a wide range of possibilities.
  • Tire levers and a pump are essential for changing a flat tire.
  • Bigger, less-used tools don’t need to be carried on rides.