Ten essential motorcycle tools you should never be without, from tire irons to a magnetic parts dish
Cruz Tools’ Outback’r provides 14 tools in one tight package.
The 10-inch Ultimate tire iron from Zip-Ty Racing Products features an ergonomic handle designed to increase comfort and take the chore out of tire-changing.
Progressive Suspension’s TRK-4 tire repair kit includes a nozzle/adaptor for threaded or unthreaded cartridges, three 12-gram cartridges, glue and plugs for tubeless tires and patching material for tube-type tires.
Get a Motion Pro Magnetic Parts Dish, and you’ll never have to sift through the shoulder gravel for a fastener or small part again.
S•K Hand Tool Corp.’s seven-piece open-ended wrench set features SuperKrome corrosion-resistant finish and 15-degree rotated heads for improved access.
The oil filter is hardly the only cylindrical part on a bike, so a strap wrench can come in handy even if your filter is brand new.
Motion Pro’s basic chain breaker is compact, with a handle that folds away for easy storage.
If you can’t fix it with Cruz Tools’ EL1 Electrical Kit, it might be time to call a pro.
S•K makes a variety of rigid and flexible spark plug sockets, ranging from $10.93 to $24.93.
KD Tools’ Model 162 feeler gauge features 15 blades and a 2.5in rule in a compact package.