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Gear Review

3 5

Gets the Job Done

These guys get the job done, but they're really nothing special as tire levers go. A little chunky but not bad at all, and reasonably tough but not exceptionally so. In the course of last season I broke two of these. The shape is nice, though the hooked side is prone to breaking, especially on particularly tight rims or tight new tires. My old Continental levers (which were just a flat piece of plastic) lasted much longer and took up less space in the pocket, and I have yet to find levers shaped as usefully as my old Specialized Pry Babies. But hey, for $2.50, these get the job done just fine, won't dent your rims, and help you not be that guy who rides without the means to change his own tire. And being that guy sucks.