Essential Tools and Parts for Mountain Biking

Tools for ALL Rides

  • Tire irons
  • Pump
  • Allen wrenches for every bolt on your bike
  • Tork hex wrenches for every bolt on your bike (i.e. the disc brakes)
  • Spoke wrench(s)
  • Screwdrivers (both Phillips and Flathead – multiple sizes)
  • Chain breaker
  • Pliers / vice grips
  • Crescent wrench
  • A knife / saw
  • Long zip ties (at least one foot long)
  • Duct tape (best) or electrical tape (OK)
  • Chain lube

Spare Parts for ALL Rides

Spare Parts for Long / Remote Rides

  • Tube patch kit (adhesive recommended)
  • Tube slime
  • Brake pads
  • Brake cables (front and rear)
  • Derailleur cables (front and rear)
  • Rear derailleur
  • Rim skewers (front and rear)
  • Seat post clamp and skewer
  • Spare bolts for every part on your bike
  • Spare clips / bolts for your clip-in shoes
  • Cleaning brush
  • Shock pump
  • Extra set of pedals

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