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Description

The key to not breaking important components.

The Ritchey 5nm Torque Key provides a quick and affordable way to ensure that the correct torque is applied to your Ritchey carbon bar and WCS stem combination. This wrench is preset to 5NM. Fortunately, though, there are a plethora of other bicycle components that require a torque spec of 5NM, so it's a very useful tool for those of us who don't own Ritchey components, too.

The Ritchey 5nm Torque Key includes 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, and T20 bits, and weighs in around 53 grams.

Tech Specs

Other Tools:
3mm , 4mm, 5mm, T20
Claimed Weight:
53 g
Recommended Use:
wrenching components to a 5NM torque spec
Manufacturer Warranty:
lifetime

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5 5

Handy torque key

This little sucker gets it done. Great for handlebar stems and seat-posts. Keeps your touch in check.

5 5

A must have tool

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

Everyone should have this useful tool. Great for handlebars and seat posts.
The grip simply snaps once you reach the safe 5nm torque setting. Torque Key includes 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, and T20 bits. Love this tool.

3 5

Compact Tool Tricky to Use

  • Familiarity: I've used it once or twice and have initial impressions

Question is about tightening using this key till the lever pops; reaching this level feels as if over tightening the screws and tricky considering grip. Please advice if that's the actual expectation / feel or is something wrong with the Torque Key?

5 5

Good tool to have

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have a newer version of this torque key that bits are actually removable and it comes with four different driver bits. Tons of parts require 5nm torque, not just carbon components. You don't want to over torque and risk stripping threads or worse, and you don't want to under torque and have something work itself loose. Everyone should own one of these.

5 5

Works perfectly

Simple tool that I use on my stem and seatpost bolts for my carbon parts. Tool basically "snaps" when you've reached the required torque and won't allow you to overtighten your bolts. Can't beat the price!

4 5

Good Toool, targeted use

I have had the same torque key ever since our QBP rep droped one off at the shop I worked at years ago. It does exactly what it intends to, does it well, but don't expect it to do anything more than what it says. It is extremely handy for anything with 5nm torque settings, and with some work you can pry our the 4mm head and put in any other standard allen head. It doesnt replace a torque wrench for the rest of your tightening needs but is nice to have around. In terms of durability, it still works just fine after all these years and to my un-scientific eye has not lost its accuracy.

This guy should have had this tool.

This guy should have had this tool.

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This guy should have had this tool.

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Great pic. He knows that it isn't going to end well. What timing on the photo snap!