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think you know your bike tools?

Postby Brucey » 6 Sep 2012, 10:27pm

most of these had me going....

-this links to #7 in a series of 23 to date;

http://www.bikeman.com/bicycle-repair-tech-info/name-that-tool/439-name-that-tool-7

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby 531colin » 7 Sep 2012, 8:11am

Well, I've got # 15, but I can't work the site to post an answer
edit....seems I've managed to post a "comment" which will be reviewed by an "administrator"

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby Jezrant » 7 Sep 2012, 8:21am

hah, very amusing. I've got 14. from back in the days of customising freewheels.

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby gaz » 7 Sep 2012, 1:52pm

I got a few of them, but not the majority.

But it get me thinking. What do we have in our own sheds, garages and workshops? How about our own quiz?
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So what would you use these for?

I do not expect it will take long for the assembled wisdom of the forum to crack these, especially the one on the right which I've posted on the boards a few times before. The three objects on the left comprise a single tool.

So same rules as Brucey's link. You need to give the real purpose/function of the tool (and make / model number if you feel up to it :wink: ) but feel free to provide anecdotes and stories to go with them.

Good luck.
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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby Brucey » 7 Sep 2012, 2:40pm

ooh, from left to right I think IIRC;

-don't know :oops: [edit; is it a bearing/bearing cup extractor?]
-VAR tyre tool {the first time I saw one I had to have it explained to me....}
-SunTour XC hub cone adjustment spanner

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby gaz » 7 Sep 2012, 3:00pm

I knew it wouldn't take long, although Brucey had to think about the first one for a bit.

Suntour TA-340 Cartridge bearing removal/installation tool. Also useful for removing cups from Campag hubs.
Simson Tyre Mate. A bit more "workshop" than the standard pocket sized VAR lever.
Suntour XC cone spanner TA-260. It does 30mm Suntour headsets and 17mm locknuts too.

Edit - Found a part no. for the cone spanner :D .
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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby Brucey » 7 Sep 2012, 3:27pm

spanner 2v2.jpg


mystery tool 1

tool 1v2.jpg


mystery tool 2

[edit;
spanner 3v2.jpg


mystery tool 3]

BTW I have none of these but might quite like them...

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby Mick F » 7 Sep 2012, 4:04pm

How about this lot?
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I especially like this contraption:
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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby prm » 7 Sep 2012, 4:47pm

I’ll take a very…..very rough guess at No 2 Brucey.

Old type outer cable ferrule pinning/crimp clamp.

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby 531colin » 7 Sep 2012, 5:39pm

Brucey's No 1 is to remove/fit conical shaped bearing shields/retainers....can't remember the hub make....the shields have slots the spanner pins fit into.

edit...Mavic hubs?
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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby 531colin » 7 Sep 2012, 5:41pm

No 2 is a guess...to crimp up rim eyelets.....can't think of another reason to make it that shape, it needs to reach into the rim well.

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby gaz » 7 Sep 2012, 5:41pm

Well IMO

1. Reminds me of a cone spanner :wink: , although it's difficult to judge scale so fixed wheel lockrings also come to mind. I know nothing of hubgears but it also wouldn't surprise me if this fits some widget or other on a Sturmey cocoa tin.

2. Cable stretching pliers

3. Definetley a mystery.
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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby 531colin » 7 Sep 2012, 6:22pm

Well, if were all turning out our toolboxes.....

A) A pair of spanners for....?

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby 531colin » 7 Sep 2012, 6:24pm

B... this one might be fun...

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The brake block is just for scale

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Re: think you know your bike tools?

Postby 531colin » 7 Sep 2012, 6:25pm

C...2 tools here....the 2 bottom bits comprise one tool

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