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Old 10-18-21, 09:28 AM
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Track bike tools

Hi, could anyone recommend a tool or tools that makes working on track bikes easier/better/faster in some way. Trying to think of gifts for a track cyclist. Thanks in advance.
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Old 10-18-21, 09:38 AM
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Your question makes no sense. What part of the bike is the gift-getting going to be working on? Changing wheels? Changing cogs? Chainrings? Every track racer needs a 1/8" chain whip, most likely a 15mm wrench for wheel nuts, and whatever it takes to change their particular chainrings.
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Universal tool for all bike related tasks.........

Mechanics Bike Stand
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Old 10-18-21, 07:09 PM
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Track bikes use 15mm nuts to secure the wheels as all tracks I've ever been on QR is not allowed.
I think your friend might appreciate a high-end 15mm wrench from Rene Herse.
It has a beautiful finish, looks and feels really nice and it's not too outrageously priced for a gift. Campagnolo has a similar one but it's nearly two times this price. Both of these can also be used for spreading peanut butter.

https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop...-crank-wrench/

It says 'crank wrench' but it in fact a 15mm wrench that will work on all 15mm nuts and bolts.
If you're super nerdy here's a little article on some other nice 15mm wrenches

https://www.bikeradar.com/features/t...-great-beauty/
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Tool kit and tote bag.

https://www.velodrome.shop/tool-kits...rack-tool-kit/

https://www.velodrome.shop/track-cha...irin-tote-bag/
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I think the question makes perfect sense.
+1 on a 1/8 chain whip and a 15mm wrench, but I'll add that the hozan c203 will change your life -- puts all the ****** stamped lockring tools to shame.
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A nice Abbey track chain whip would be a nice gesture. The very best you can buy in my opinion.

https://www.abbeybiketools.com/colle...ack-chain-whip
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Thanks everyone, great suggestions!
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