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Tool lists

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Here are some examples of tool lists from the ThinkTank mailing list

Bicycle-specific tools; with quantity recommendations (expendables are labeled "xInfinity")

Essential

  • chain checker (cheapest Park model, CC-3.2, is ok) x1
  • tooth checker (KMC is cheaper than Rohloff) x2
  • offest brake wrench set (10-13mm) x2
  • offset brake wrench for springs (Park OBW-3)
  • crank puller x4 octalink/isis crank puller x1
  • pedal wrench x4 tire levers (pedros', or the newest Park types TL-4.2 or TL-6.2)
  • xInfinity cone wrench set (14+15mm are the only ones you really need to start out,
  • 13+16 are sometimes needed) x4 spoke wrench set (3.23mm, 3.30mm, 3.45mm, 3.96mm, or a multi size wrench) xHoweverManyTruingStandsYouHave
  • Park PRS series workstand x4
  • portable workstand (especially useful if prioritizing outside work) x4
  • professional truing stand (Park TS-1x, TS-2x and BikeHand's Park TS
  • clone are most utilitarian, followed by just about anything else not made with plastic) x2
  • dishing stick/wheel alignment gauge x2
  • cable cutters (Park, Shimano, Sunlite) x2
  • master link pliers x1 shop quality chain breaker x4
  • replacement pins for chain breaker xInfinity
  • adjustable cup wrench (Park HCW-11) x2
  • chainring nut/bolt wrench x4
  • lubricants: grease (Park or waterproof marine grease), oil (White Lightning, triflow, or on a budget, Black Magic tire shine), penetrant (PBBlaster or WD40) xInfinity
  • tri-hex (4, 5, 6mm) x4
  • tri-socket (8, 9, 10mm) x4
  • metric allen/hex set (preferable p or t handles with both ball and non-ball ends, Park PH-1.2 is ideal) x4
  • spoke tensiometer x1
  • headset and bottom bracket cup remover x1
  • chain whip x4
  • chainline checker x1
  • derailer hanger alignment gauge x1
  • air pumps (with presta capability, or presta/schraeder adapters if not) xInfinity
  • adjustable pin spanner x1
  • bottom bracket lockring wrench x4
  • bottom bracket fixed cup wrench (36mm) x4
  • cassette lockring and freewheel remover set (FR-1.3, FR-2, FR-3, FR-5.2, FR-6, FR-8, maillard) x2
  • Park spoke, bearing, and cotter pin ruler (the engraved one, usually blue, not the screenprinted one) x2
  • headset wrench set (Park HCW series 1-18) x4
  • 20-spline bottom bracket tool x2
  • tire patch kit xInfinity

Useful

  • frame alignment gauge x1
  • headset/bearing cup press x1
  • crown race setter x1
  • disc brake rotor truing tool x1
  • threadless nut setter x1
  • fourth hand tool/cable stretcher x2
  • nipple driver x1
  • adjustable spoke wrench x1
  • axle vise x1
  • rim straightener/dent remover (Bicycle Research) x1
  • hydraulic brake bleed kit x1
  • tire seater (Park PTS-1) x1
  • cotter press x1

General tools; available from any hardware store, automotive store, garage sale, thrift store, or donated from non-bike folks, with quantity recommendations (expendables are labeled "xInfinity")

Essential

  • crescent wrench (large) x1
  • channel lock pliers x1
  • phillips head screwdriver x4
  • slip-joint pliers x4
  • needle nose pliers x4
  • full set of metric wrenches (up to 17mm) x4
  • bolt cutter x1
  • chain joining helper (bent wire in a stretched c-shape) x4
  • hacksaw with spare blades (higher teeth counts are better for harder metals) x1
  • small and large wire brush x4
  • scissors x2
  • vise grips x3
  • bench vise x1
  • PPE (hand sanitizer, disposable masks, safety goggles, earplugs, Narcan, First Aid Kit) xInfinity
  • simple green xInfinity
  • hand cleaners: goop, fast orange, or various home preparations such as "olive oil and salt" xInfinity
  • pegboard+pegs (for organizing tools; alternatively plywood and finishing nails, though the latter is less reconfigurable) x4
  • brushes, various sizes xInfinity
  • rubber mallet x1
  • ball peen hammer x2
  • measurement calipers x4
  • metric socket+driver set x2
  • side cutters (also known as linesman's pliers) x4
  • shop rags xInfinity [wiki editor's note: rag fires happen, just ask Bike Farm in Portland; they were closed for an entire summer because of a rag fire. store dirty rags in a fireproof container]
  • utility hooks xInfinity
  • durable shelves xinfinity

Useful

  • 18+19mm wrenches x1
  • chisel xInfinity
  • breaker bars (can be made from any pipe, including unwanted bike frames) xInfinity
  • pipe wrench (make sure the teeth aren't dull) x1
  • drill (corded is cheaper and more powerful) x1
  • drillbit set xInfinity
  • file (half round and round are especially useful) xInfinity
  • box cutter x2
  • bench grinder with wire wheel x1
  • pipe cutter x1
  • steel wool xInfinity
  • torque wrench x1
  • metric torx set x1
  • pickle fork/bearing puller x1
  • mini grease gun x2

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  • 15mm cone wrench x2
  • 13mm cone wrench x2
  • cone wrench burrito (full set: 6mm-19mm)
  • pedal wrench
  • phillips screwdriver x3
  • tiny phillips screwdriver
  • flathead screwdriver x2
  • pin spanner
  • slot spanner
  • chainring bolt holder
  • spoke wrench 0
  • spoke wrench 1
  • spoke wrench 2
  • socket tri tool 8, 9, 10mm
  • allen tri tool 4, 5, 6mm
  • small allen tri tool 2, 2.5, 3mm
  • lockring tool
  • large adjustable wrench
  • cable cutters
  • channel locks
  • vice grips
  • pliers
  • needle nose pliers
  • chain checker
  • crank arm bolt remover
  • crank puller
  • mallet/hammer
  • splined bottom bracket cup remover
  • freewheel keys
  • brake spring centering tool
  • allen key full set
  • 5mm allen wrench
  • chain tool
  • brake center bolt wrench 8/10
  • headset wrench 30/32
  • headset wrench 40/36
  • chain whip
  • 3rd hand tool
  • 4th hand tool (cable puller)
  • freewheel brush
  • 19mm wrench
  • 17mm wrench x2
  • 15mm wrench x3
  • 14mm wrench x2
  • 13mm wrench x2
  • 12mm wrench
  • 10mm wrench x2
  • 9mm wrench x2
  • 8mm wrench x2
  • 7mm wrench
  • 6mm wrench
  • 6mm allen wrench
  • 5mm allen wrench
  • 8mm allen wrench
  • 10mm allen wrench
  • long ¾ socket wrench
  • 15 mm socket
  • chain ring bender
  • valve core stem remover
  • foldable allen tool
  • torx tri tool
  • tire levers
  • tweezers
  • push pins
  • ruler
  • measuring tape
  • patches
  • electrical tape
  • scissors
  • glue x2 (check still good)
  • grease
  • rubbing alcohol
  • zip ties
  • rags
  • bike aid
  • Triflow x2 (full)
  • extra chain tool pins
  • trashbag
  • 1st aid kit
  • sunscreen [wiki editor's note: if you do a search for how many tons of sunscreen are in the ocean, you may rethink your sunscreen strategies]
  • gloves
  • brake pads
  • cables
  • housing
  • 5mm ferrules
  • 4 mm ferrules
  • cable crimps
  • bolts
  • nuts
  • washers
  • axle nuts
  • braze-on bolts
  • barrel adjusters
  • coaster brake arm brackets
  • Misc extra small parts