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Time For Tubeless Maintenance

The tubeless ‘dance’ isn’t hard to do once you get the hang of it. That said- it isn’t for everybody. Using tubes is definitely a lot easier and comes with less maintenance issues. Of course, they do fail when punctured, there is no free lunch. You’ll just have to decide which suits you better, and if all this maintenance is worth the benefits for your riding.

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Topeak Alien X Multi-tool: Quick Review

This tool would definitely cover a lot of needs on a long, self-supported type ride where you may need to do some repair work to keep you going. It’s got a few things in there that are pretty iffy, (the tire lever, the 8mm hex key) , but for the common repairs I think its a winner.

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Gravel Grinder News: Wheels From WTB, Spinergy Plus Dynaplug Tubeless Tool.

Today we have new wheel sets to tell you about from WTB and Spinergy. Plus a new tubeless plug tool from Dynaplug is also in the news this week.

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The Multi-Tool: A Quick Review of Three

All of these are not the ‘typical’ multi-tool that you would carry for three different reasons, but all of them serve a useful purpose. Outside the box can be a good thing.

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Tubeless Set Ups With Grannygear

Tubeless Set Ups With Grannygear – by Grannygear Editor’s Note: Grannygear submitted this article about his tubeless set up tools and I (Guitar Ted here)…

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Robert Axle Project “Drive Thru”: Quick Review

You may have heard of the Robert Axle Project, (no! it isn’t a band!), and if you have, you know that they do axles, (duh!),…

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Marque Cycling Tools Quick Review

None of these tools are perfect. I probably would choose differently if my job required daily usage of tools like these to make a living, but for anyone that will only be occasionally wrenching, these are great choices.

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Muc-Off Shop Supplies: Quick Review

I was pleasantly surprised by the Muc-Off products and the high functionality of the solutions for cleaning, protecting, and lubrication. There isn’t a clunker in the group here and the fact that Muc-Off does try to take consideration for the environment is impressive.

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KOM Cycling Tire Levers and Sealant Injector: Quick Review

The KOM Cycling products seem to be well made and, in the shop, were a joy to use.

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Topeak Torque Wrenches: Quick Review

I never even thought about using a torque wrench for working on bikes until carbon happened. Then we had to worry about over-doing things and crushing expensive components. Now to be fair, using a torque wrench is good even when you are not working with carbon bits….

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