Category: Tools

Video: Pedro’s Cable Cutter vs. Park Tool Pro Cable Cutter

When I first started working at the shop we had a pair of Pedro’s Cable Cutters. They were great, until someone broke them trying to cut a cable lock off a customer’s bike. We bought a set of Park Tool Pro Cable Cutters. In less than 6 months they weren’t cutting cables perfectly clean, sometimes […]

Tuesday June 5th, 2012 in Tools, Videos | 2 Comments »

What kind of bicycle tools do I need?

I see this question posed on various bicycle related sites on a regular basis. I have answered it more than once. Therefore, I decided to put together a document which provides a comprehensive listing of tools based on “must have”, “nice to have” and categorized by type of work needing to be performed. Bike Tool […]

Sunday July 10th, 2011 in Bike Maintenance, Bike Repair, Tools | No Comments »