Lightweight MultiTool

Discuss light weight issues concerning mountain bikes & parts.

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Colin
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by Colin

What's a good light multi-tool, with a chain breaker?
This Specialized one has everything I need and is pretty light, any lighter ones with the same tools?
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Rey
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Colin
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by Colin

Don't think I've ever seen those before, pretty cool. That carbon multi tool's pretty sweet.


elephant
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by elephant

As always the lightest multi-tool is the one someone else is carrying.

My work is done here.

zach
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by zach

168 grams, crank brothers http://crankbrothers.com/multi17.php

prodigy
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by prodigy

This one is light and cheap, but the quality is not so great:
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But if you need it only from time to time it's a great tool.

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Powerful Pete
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by Powerful Pete

Prodigy, had one of those. Great as long as you don't have to use the dang thing. Got rid of it.
Road bike: Cervelo R3, Campagnolo Chorus/Record mix...
Supercommuter: Jamis Renegade...
Oldie but goodie: De Rosa Professional Slx, Campagnolo C-Record...
And you can call me Macktastik Honey Pete Kicks, thank you.

prodigy
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I agree with you Powerful Pete, I used it only a couple of times and for now it's holding on quite ok.

But it's better to have proper tools near by if something more serious happens.

pieterp
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by pieterp

I really like my Topeak Multi 18 but I don't think it is the lightest. But is as served me and my friends on several occasion and really saved the ride on some days.

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Batas
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by Batas

Lezyne CRV12. I compared it to the specialized one and it is better.I wouldn't buy one likr prodigy posted. Very hard to use all the functions.

http://www.lezyne.com/index.php/product ... rv-12.html

Colin
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by Colin

Thanks guys,
Looks like I'll probably get that Lezyne.

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Cheers!
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by Cheers!

Topeak Hexus. Because it has tire levers

Megaclocker
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by Megaclocker

4mm + 5mm allen key (separate)
1 campy tire lever (i love those)
1 park chain toop (the small one)

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