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2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Find the perfect gift for your favorite mechanic… or for yourself. Note: Park Tool products are sold through bike shops and online retailers worldwide. Park Tool logo merchandise (bottle openers, t-shirts, pizza tools, etc.) is available for purchase at retailers as well as on our w...

Shop Rag Iss. 2 — Disc Brake Technology Hits the Road

Disc brake systems are well established in the bike world. Mountain bikes, hybrids, ebikes, and cyclo-cross bikes all come with this proven technology. So is it a surprise these are now coming to road bikes? No, it’s not a surprise, but the inclusion of the road category to the disc...

Women's Bike Mechanic Scholarship

Park Tool and several industry partners have joined together to offer ten scholarships for women bike mechanics to attend United Bicycle Institute. This scholarship is dedicated to getting more women on bikes and supporting the development of female mechanics. This opportunity is open to ...

Shop Rag Iss. 1 — Bridging the Gap to a New Tool

Let’s imagine that bike company XYZ has come out with a cool new component that requires a new tool. How does that new bike component give birth to a new, blue tool? More often than not we have to wait, just like you, until we can actually buy this new super cool component. Once...

Park Tool Announces 2014 Team Sponsorships

Park Tool, the world’s largest bicycle tool manufacturer, today announced its team sponsorships for 2014, which incude five World Tour Teams. Park Tool will supply the mechanics of sponsored teams with bicycle tools and repair stands. Founded in 1963, Park Tool has team relatio...