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KF Allen key multi tool



Well made basic toolkit, a good choice if you carry a separate chain tool

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If you like to carry separate chain tool and levers, then this could be the multi tool for you. It feature the basic set of get-you home tools: Flat Head and Phillips keys alongside allen keys ranging from 2mm to 6mm. They are made of tough steel and have proved to be durable and reliable so far.

The tool set folds well, is compact and strangely stylish in its understated design. The clear plastic casing with simple diagram displaying the key sizes has an almost retro quality. I find myself enjoying its simplicity. Sure, it doesn’t have the functions of larger multi purpose tools but that’s the point; it’s a quick fix and I like it for that! A pity there's no 8mm key, although with the switch to new crank designs there's less and less need for one.


A clean and simple tool that would complement any kit bag. test report

Make and model: KF Allen key multi tool

Price: 9.99

Weight: 164g

Size tested: n/a

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Did you enjoy using the product? yes a fun tool if there is such a thing?

Would you consider buying the product? yes

Would you recommend the product to a friend? yes

Overall rating: 8/10

About the tester

Age: 35  Height: 5' 10"  Weight: 13 stone

I usually ride: Kona Paddy Wagon  My best bike is: The one i am riding

I've been riding for: Over 20 years  I ride: Every day  I would class myself as: Experienced

I regularly do the following types of riding: road racing, commuting, touring, general fitness riding, fixed/singlespeed, mtb,

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