In this article I will look at the PB Swiss Tools 304.4 hammer and compare it with a normal 500 gram hammer with a Picard nylon cap. While there is a solid overlap in application options, the PB Swiss Tools 304.4 hammer is basically a 2-in-1 hammer with a dead blow mallet added to the … Read more
The PB Swiss Tools 212LH-10 RB is PB Swiss Tools rainbow color coded hex key set, is a high quality set of allen keys with ball-ends that is used by many mechanics in the professional peloton. In this article I will share my personal experiences since I own a set of PB Swiss Tools long … Read more
The latest addition to my PB Swiss Tools collection is the Straight Picktool 7676.3-80 BL, which is advertised as ideal “for assembling and dismantling seal elements at engines, gears, brakes, air-conditioning equipment, etc.” However for me it it is the perfect companion when changing break and shift cables, to open the inner liner. I did … Read more
Replacing bottom bracket bearings and -cups is easy, when you have the right tools. CEMA Bearing Professional Bottom Bracket Replacement Tool, with type number SRC-TT-B006C, is in my opinion the best solution currently available. In this article I will reason why and explain the steps I’ve followed to install a new Bottom Bracket with ceramic bearings.
In this article I will briefly review the Hazet 2262 screwdriver with 1/4″ bitholder tip and storage compartment for 5 bits. I use the Hazet 2262 in combination with my PB Swiss Tools box of precision bits. If I manuall want to tighten or loosen bolts or screw, the Hazet 2262 is my default tool … Read more
In this article I will review the Dynamic Drivetrain detailing brush, a small but strong brush to keep your rear derailleur pulley wheels clean developed by a Dutch company Dynamic Bike Care. When you first pick-up the brush you think it is an old-school (non-electrical) tooth brush on steroids. However it is much more and … Read more
In this article I will review the Stahlwille Manoskop 730N/2 Mechnical Torque Wrench which covers the spectrum of 2-20 Nm. For me it is the perfect torque wrench to work on my precious carbon road bike. The Stahwille Manoskop 730N/2 is a very easy to operate and a high quality German-engineered torque wrench. In the article … Read more