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    Best multi tool

    What is the best/top rated multi tool everyone is using?

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    I like my alien II multi tool by topeak. Find it compact and very useful.


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    but best is very subjective depending on the person. Every one has different tastes.
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    None.

    I still like a set of real hex keys, 2mm to 6mm, with an 8mm adaptor, and a torx. Separate chain tool and 1 tire lever.

    Also carry a small Leatherman (Kick is still my favorite) in my Camel. That takes care of the screwdrivers and blade.

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    +1 to the Alien II as mentioned above.

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    Alien II is kinda overkill, IMO. I like the Lezyne Stainless 12. Small and relatively lightweight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Miker J View Post
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    I still like a set of real hex keys, 2mm to 6mm, with an 8mm adaptor, and a torx. Separate chain tool and 1 tire lever.

    Also carry a small Leatherman (Kick is still my favorite) in my Camel. That takes care of the screwdrivers and blade.
    That's pretty much what I carry as well. Going over my whole bike in my head as I write, and I cannot think of a singe hex nut on the whole thing.

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    x2 on the Lezyne tools. I have the RAP13 and really like it. Does what I need it to do and isn't heavy.

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    I currently have a Crankbrothers M10, which is a great multi tool. It does not have a chain tool on it though.
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    Another vote for the alien. It might not be the lightest, but it is the most versatile. I still prefer to carry separate tire levers.

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    It's a matter of preference. Some people like massive tools. Others prefer smaller tools. It's just a matter of finding which tool get the job done and feels most comfortable in your hand...

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    I have an alien II and a park i-b2 (I think) both work well. I carry the alien more than the park. It has a tool for everyhing.

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    I prefer the separate tools when available, but the Crack Brothers Multi-17 and 19 have worked well for me when mobile.

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    It depends on the bike I'm riding, I like to have a tool that will fit every bolt on the bike. I carry an Alien II in my pack along with a leatherman when I'm on my FS rig or on longer rides, and I have a CB Multi17 that goes in the seatbag on my SS for a lighter weight set-up.

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    I am using a cheap, basic Topeak tool. my experience has been that the best mutli tool is the cheapest one because I always lose them.

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