The Basic Tool Set

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What basic tools should I own?

The Basic Tool Set

You should carry a basic set of bike tools in their seat pack regardless of whether you're a pro at fixing your bike or not. Even if you feel you know little about your bike, you'd be surprised sometimes what you can accomplish when you have a breakdown and your only other alternative is to hit the road walking. Be prepared for the worst.Your basic set of tools should include:

• allen wrenches
• box wrenches
• hub wrenchs
• chain remover
• spoke nipple wrench
• tire tube patches
• headset lockring wrench
• mini pump
• third hand

   

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