I needed to readjust my front 105 brakes the other day. Downloaded instructions from the Shimano "techdocs" site, and it specifies 8-10 Nm/69-87 in-lbs for the bolt that holds the brake arm assembly to the fork. OK... except I have no torque wrench.
What I do have is a ~4 inch long 5mm hex wren ... Read More »
I got a new car and will be needing to drop my seat when loading. It is a carbon frame with carbon seat-post. Is there such a thing as a small preset torque hex wrench for something like this? The torque value is between 55-65 in-lbf. Thanks RonRead More »
I'm looking to buy a ratcheting torque wrench to work on my bike. At the moment I was looking to use it mostly for things like tightening bolts on brakes, shifters, seat posts, stems, etc. However there seem to be a lot of different brands out there and after reading a bunch of reviews on Amazon, ... Read More »
i have a 2011 Madone. I undid my rear brake to clean all the dirt and grime from that area. Now im kinda worried about installing it back. Will i need a torgue wrench and if so anyone know the torque specs. Thanks in advancedRead More »
I'm thinking of buying a 3/8" Craftsman Micro-Clicker torque wrench for the bike. One runs 10-75 ft lbs and the other says 25-250 inch lbs. Which one should I get for general bike use? The difference between ft lbs and inch lbs confuses me. The 10-75 ft lbs one is physically longer.Read More »