How to: Use a torque wrench (video)

Make sure you don't under or over tighten bolts on your bike

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How To Use a Torque Wrench

With the increasing proliferation of super light alloy and carbon fiber parts on bikes, knowing how to properly use a torque wrench is critical. Under tighten bolts and your bike might fall apart at an inopportune time. But over tighten them and you could literally crack your frame. Watch this video to find out more.

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  • furjoom says:

    Thanks for the practical video.
    A very minor correction though: You said torque is alternatively measured in lb per ft but it’s lb·ft or ft·lb since it’s product of force x distance just as in N·m.

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