I am taking a trip back to CONUS in late January, and while there will fill out my bicycle toolbox with a few things. Mostly Park and Craftsman - the former are very expensive over here, and the latter essentially unavailable.
Park builds highly renowned tools for bikes. So I am considering their torque wrench - the 3/8" drive one. But it goes from 0 to 600 in/lbs! Can it be accurate (enough) throughout that whole range? One would assume so since it is by Park. I like the idea, because very few things need higher readings, and I still have my automobile big guy wrench. The alternative is two Craftsman wrenches to cover the range, which would at least double the cost.
While I am at it, I will also get a set of metric allen sockets. Which raises a question. In the Bicycling maintenance book, those are considered more than a normal box needs. If that is true, how do they torque almost all of the hex attached bits on the bike corectly???
And lastly, I am considering 10mm and 15mm crowsfoot wrenches to torque brake fittings and pedals. Any comments on the futility of that?