Regularly riding different types of bikes, I get the sense I could never have too many multi-tools. Or for that matter ways to pack small items onto the bike & into my pockets. Popping into my inbox recently, a few small items stand out. The new Spurcycle Multi Pouch, JET’s MTB+ rolls, and the Kikkerland Bird Bike Multi Tool – each aims to keep me prepared out on the ride.

Spurcycle Multi Pouch jersey pocket bag

The simple US-made Multi Pouch is a lightweight, durable & weather-resistant envelope for carrying & organizing those things that get stuffed in a jersey pocket (or into a hydration pack). Made from laminated waterproof, transparent cuben fiber sail cloth (the same base as the Dyneema we keep seeing) with a waterproof zipper, the 11.5 x 19cm (4.5 x 7.5″) pouch weighs just 14g. (It doesn’t get taped seams, so is just water-resistant.)

The $29 Multi Pouch gets four snaps on the back that let you fold & secure it in half in either orientation to make a pouch to carry long items like a compact mini-pump/CO2 cartridge/tire levers or wider wallet/cash/cards/keys. Or just keep it unfolded to protect your smartphone and other larger essentials.

Spurcycle.com

JET Roll MTB+ saddle bag tool rolls

We just saw a couple of deals on new road JET Rolls made from synthetic leather. But these new MTB+ saddle bag tool rolls can also accommodate tube sizes of 27.5 x 3.0″ and up to 26 x 4.8″ for plus size mountain bikes & fat bikes. With the explosion of Plus-tired bikes, we’ve almost always had to carry a backpack to manage spares. But it’s nice sometime to be able to keep all the gear on the bike.

JET Roll MTB+ Dragon Lady

It’s a little bit a lot of chaos trying to navigate the JET website to find exactly what you are looking for. Their classic 1990’s web design, and less that logical naming conventions make it a treasure hunt. Suffice it to say the plus-sized rolls have MTB+ in their name. There is the multi-color Dragon Lady that sells for $70 and is held in place by a single synthetic toestrap.

JET Roll MTB+ Balls 8

And then there’s the $90 Balls 8 made from a tougher synthetic canvas in black or navy blue. It even gets a real leather double toestrap to secure it in place to your saddle rails.

Both are handmade in the USA from heavy-duty fabrics and feature metal button fasteners to adjust it inside & keep it closed without the strap, plus an internal contrasting pump loop. You’ll find them hiding with other new & limited edition rolls on JET’s Black Project Division page. Btw, the seemingly free-for-all naming is actually inspired by classic military jets. Get it JETs? So, not entirely random.

JustEnoughTools.com

Kikkerland Bird Bike Multi Tool

OK, this last one is just for fun. Non-bike specific design shop Kikkerland does have a few bike specific products, including the Bird Bike Multi Tool.

The $15 Bird tool combines 2 & 3mm hex feet with 4, 5 & 6mm tail feathers, plus an extendable Phillips screwdriver beak. If you are looking for something a bit more practical, they also do the cheap $9 Wood Fixie that swaps out the Phillips for another 2.5mm hex, with all of the bits getting a convenient ball end for work in tight spaces. Both use stainless steel tool bits, so we can’t really say how durable or precise they will be, though.

Kikkerland.com

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