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Old 10-14-09, 12:14 PM
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any bike + general purpose multitools?

I carry a leatherman always. Even in my "work casual" clothes, it's strapped to my belt. Now that I'm biking more, I figure I should get a bike multitool, but I was wondering if there's any decent all in one bike and general purpose multitools. It should at least have a blade, pliers, and scissors in addition to the bike tools.
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Carry both.
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This looks pretty good: http://www.bicyclebuys.com/maintenan...lti/1799934-DX

No scissors though, so I guess I'll have to wait 'til I'm off the trail to clip my finger nails.

Or... I could just carry both as kenhill3 suggested.
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Most multi-tools suck. Just carry a few hex keys, tire levers, and a Park CT-5 along with your Leatherman.
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This looks pretty good: http://www.bicyclebuys.com/maintenan...lti/1799934-DX

No scissors though, so I guess I'll have to wait 'til I'm off the trail to clip my finger nails.

Or... I could just carry both as kenhill3 suggested.
thats damn expensive. if u arleady have a favorite allinone tool, just get a more basic set of allen wrenches (like the Park, Crank Brothers) multi tool for $20.
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With as expensive as bike parts are, I'm genuinely surprised $40 is considered high for a good multi tool, and I'm usually pretty dang cheap. Another thing to consider is that (I think - correct me if I'm wrong) this tool comes with a saddle bag, whereas putting several tools together means buying a separate saddle bag.

EDIT: Of course, you gotta have a place to put a spare tube and whatever else you want to carry anyway.

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