16 Bike Tools Every Cyclist Should Have

Every cyclist needs bike tools for day-to-day maintenance and the occasional roadside or trailside repair—but this doesn't mean you need a workshop full of expensive hardware. Over the years, I've made it a point to peek into the toolboxes and scan the workbenches and peg boards of pro mechanics I know and trust. Along the way, I've learned that their choices aren't always the most expensive or exotic tools. They are simply the best at getting a job done, and done reliably, every time. I've distilled their selections to these essentials.

Discuss This Article