What Are The Best Bicycle Tools?
Owning a bike means being your own mechanic. Of course, you can take your bike to a shop, but you don’t want to pay someone else to fix any little thing that goes wrong! The good news is that you can easily get everything you need to maintain your bike and be ready for any mishap. But learning how to use them, now that’s up to you!
Maybe you’re not quite convinced you need bike tools. “It’s just a bike,” you might be thinking, “how hard can it be?” Well, here are a few things you will need tools to fix: poorly adjusted brakes, flat tire, loose or broken chain, adjusting your derailleurs… the list goes on!
But intentional selection of and investment in bike tools early on can save you headaches and maintenance costs down the road. Let’s look at a few different kinds of tools, and a few examples of good tools in each category!