Have questions or want to discuss cycling? Join Now or Sign In to participate in the BikeRide community.

New: Take part in the June Giveaway for NAKTO Camel e-bike worth $739


Wrenches for Saddle Bag
#1
My rear wheel requires a 5/8 wrench to remove from the bike, so I'm looking for a wrench that will fit in my saddle bag.

Is there a better place to find smaller bike wrenches than the local hardware store?

The other option is to replace the rear axle with a quick release, but I don't know where to find that item.
  Reply
#2
You can get nice wrenches from.

http://www.parktool.com/

Or buy a good quality 6" adjustable, frequently called, Crescent wrench. That will work on lots of sizes. Always pull against the fixed side.
Never Give Up!!!
  Reply
#3
I get most of my non-specialized tools from Harbor Freight.

And are you sure it is 5/8"; typical is 15mm.
Nigel
  Reply
#4
I found a real nice combination box end/open end wrench at Lowe's, about 3 inches long.
Mine was 15mm.
Craig Domingue - East Texas Hick
  Reply
#5
I found a nice small crescent wrench that fits in my saddle bag. I'll double-check the size tonight.
  Reply
#6
5/8" = 15.87mm. You'd be much better off using an adjustable wrench than a 5/8 if it's actually 15mm.
  Reply


Possibly Related Threads...
Thread
Author
Replies
Views
Last Post
 
8,590
11-17-2014, 05:31 PM
Last Post: SpinIt
 
25,962
08-25-2013, 12:23 PM
Last Post: Pedaling
 
18,662
07-29-2011, 05:22 AM
Last Post: Joe_W
 
5,934
07-02-2010, 12:46 PM
Last Post: BikeCrazyAgain
 
9,708
04-20-2010, 07:23 AM
Last Post: Joe_W
 
Guest
21,439
07-19-2008, 06:15 PM
Last Post: Alex Ramon

Forum Jump:

[-]
10 Latest Posts
Rode my First Double Century in June
Yesterday 10:50 AM
ZULIANI Oria 'helical' tubing 80s
06-30-2022 05:03 AM
NAKTO Giveaway June 2022
06-28-2022 03:52 AM
NAKTO GIVEAWAY
06-28-2022 12:16 AM
2022 road cycling season
06-27-2022 02:31 PM
OnGuard K9 Folding Plate Lock
06-27-2022 10:38 AM
Bike for commuters
06-27-2022 05:50 AM
Rim replacement for Old Cosmos SuperCors...
06-26-2022 11:24 PM
What was your first bicycle?
06-26-2022 07:18 PM
Identification help
06-25-2022 08:19 PM

[-]
Join BikeRide on Strava
Feel free to join if you are on Strava: www.strava.com/clubs/bikeridecom

[-]
Top 5 Posters This Month
no avatar 1. Jesper
19 posts
no avatar 2. Yevhen
9 posts
no avatar 3. ReapThaWhirlwind
8 posts
no avatar 4. Munich Transfers
7 posts
no avatar 5. Hoodoo Creek
7 posts