Interbike Bits: Blackburn Toolmanator-3 Tools
Check out what Blackburn is claiming to be the world's smallest shock pump.
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Blackburn is offering several new mini-tools for the coming season, all of which appear to be reasonably priced and well-designed with the usual choices between minimal hex wrench sets to virtual pocket-sized tool boxes.
The flagship of the revamped Toolmanator series features what Blackburn is claiming to be the world’s smallest shock pump. At less than two inches (compressed), this little record holder is designed to simply rough-dial suspension out on the trail, so don’t expect this little fella to completely replace a standard shock pump. However, if the Toolmanator-3’s shock pump works even reasonably well, it could kick that standard shock pump out of the hydration pack.
All three Toolmanator-3 tools are available now, and retail for $15 with a five-tool combo, $25 for the 10-tool version, and $40 for the 15-tool combo that includes the shock pump, as well as a nice neoprene sleeve to keep it from rattling on the trail.