peetee wrote:Manc33 wrote:
There's only one chain tool I have used in my lifetime that's never failed (and has been used over and over again for probably 2 decades) and that's the old hexagonal shaped Cyclo one:
I find it very amusing to see immaculately presented Park Tool workshop storage walls in online videos and websites as if they are indispensable and one cannot function without them. My experience of their kit is not good. Cyclo tools, on the other hand, I rate highly. In the 35 years I have been building and fixing bikes I have never had a Cyclo tool fail me. Some have been bought to replace other brands that wore down or broke but others, such as the headset and BB spanners have been with me the whole time. It’s a brand that isn’t praised as often as it should be IMHO.
I did have a problem with the hardened pin falling out of my old Cyclo chain tool - I eventually lost it. Good tools though - my experience was, I suspect, a one off