Fix your bike on the move: 5 of the best bike multi tools

Don’t let a mechanical out on the road put an end to your ride. A decent multi tool should have everything you need to get you back on your way. Most come with a set of allen keys and screw drivers, some come with a lot more. The multi tools listed below should be enough for most jobs and all come with with chain breakers.

Fabric 16 in 1 Mini Tool

Lezyne Blox-23 Multi Tool

What they say

The Fabric 16 in 1 Mini Tool is a compact and super handy multi tool that will see you out of trouble in an instant. With the most common hex key sizes, spoke key, screw driver, T25 (torque 25), Mavic Spline, a bottle opener and a chain splitter, the 16 in one tool has almost every tool you will ever need for your bike. The body of the tool has been constructed from a aluminium with a neat finish and the tool bits are made from a CNC Machined Aluminium.

Key specifications

  • CNC Machined Aluminium tools
  • Tools fold into side plates for a flat compact size
  • Hex key (mm): 2/2.5/3/4/5/6/8
  • Spoke gauge: 13/4/15/16
  • Phillips head: 2
  • Torque: 25
  • Mavic spline
  • Bottle opener
  • Chain splitter

Our verdict

The Fabric 16 is a simple, compact and lightweight multi tool the the essential bits to take out for a ride. Looks great too!

Where to buy

Price

£24.99

Price correct at time of publishing.

Topeak Ratchet Rocket Multi Tool

Topeak Ratchet Rocket Multi Tool

What they say

Mini tool convenience with the speed of a reversing ratchet. The Ratchet Rocket features a fine tooth ratchet mechanism with reverse lever and thumb wheel for quick rotation and control in tight spots and includes hardened tool steel 2, 3, 4, 5, 6mm hex, #2 Phillips and 25 Torx bits. Ratchet tool snaps into an integrated chain tool and bit storage box.

Key specifications

  • Screw Drivers: #2 Phillips
  • Chain Tool: Cast Cromoly Steel
  • Allen Wrenches: 2/3/4/5/6mm
  • Torx Bit: T25
  • Tire Levers: 2 Hard Anodized Aluminum Levers
  • Chain Pin Tool: Chain Pin Breaker

Our verdict

Brilliant little tool that has most tools you’ll need when out on the bike. Small, very strong and good build quality.

Where to buy

Price

£23.99

Price correct at time of publishing.

Crank Brothers Multi 19 Multi Tool

Crank Brothers Multi 19 Multi Tool

What they say

The original Crank Brothers tool range and the ultimate trailside companion. This high tensile steel multi-tools feature a precise fit and finish and side grips for a secure handhold even with gloves on. Compact and lightweight tools for any eventuality. Whether it’s making a minor adjustment or an on the trail repair these tools have you covered.

Key specifications

  • Tools: 6150 high tensile steel
  • Weight: 175g
  • Chain tool: 8/9/10 speed compatible
  • Spoke wrench: #0, 1, 2, 3
  • Hex wrenches: #2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8
  • Screwdrivers: 2-phillips, 1-flat
  • Open wrench: 8mm, 10mm
  • Torx: T-25, T-10

Our verdict

The Crank Brothers Multi 19 is a fantastic little tool. Very well built and super strong. Comes with everything you should need.

Where to buy

Price

£28.99

Price correct at time of publishing.

Lezyne Blox-23 Multi Tool

Lezyne Blox-23 Multi Tool

What they say

The Blox 23 is a shop quality tool in a trail-size package. Extra long bits and high tool bit count makes this an extremely versatile and portable tool.

Key specifications

  • Allen: 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8mm
  • L-Allen: 2, 2.5, 3mm
  • Torx: T24, T30
  • Phillips & Flat heads
  • Chain Breaker: 9/10 speed
  • Spoke Wrenchs: Mavic MTB, 3.22, 3.45
  • Tyre Lever: Open-end 10mm
  • Bottle Opener: Open-end 8mm, Disc-Brake wedge

Our verdict

Nice compact size with a good build quality. It’s a few grams heavier than the others on this list but will last a long time.

Where to buy

Price

£22.96

Price correct at time of publishing.

Topeak Mini 20 Pro Multi Tool

Topeak Mini 20 Pro Multi Tool

What they say

The Topeak Mini 20 Pro multi tool is a professional quality, one-piece folding tool which offers hardened steel tools yet is still light in weight. The forged aluminium body resists torque and there are no less than 20 functions, making it the Swiss army knife equivalent of the cycling world. It’s even got a bottle opener, for opening a celebratory drink at the end of a long sportive.

Key specifications

  • Smooth, machined profile is comfortable on the hands
  • Hardened tools withstand years of heavy use
  • Tools: 20 total
  • Allen Wrenches: 2/2-L/2.5/3 (2 each)4/5/6/8/10mm
  • Torx Wrench: T25
  • Spoke Wrenches: 14g/15g/ Mavic M7/ Shimano Compatible
  • Chain Tool: Cast CrMo Steel

Our verdict

A great multi-tool that’s high quality, robust but light. Comes with all the essentials plus a neoprene. A good buy!

Where to buy

Price

£24.99

From

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Price correct at time of publishing.