Move over Swiss Army Knives, there’s a new all-in-one tool in town. And unlike many feature-packed multi-tools, the new 8-Bit Multi-Tool System from Wolf Tooth Components breaks apart to make it easier to use, regardless of the repair.

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System stacked

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System apart

Designed as an addition to their existing 8-Bit Tool, what’s fascinating about the new tool system is that initially, the 8-Bit tool wasn’t actually designed with the magnetic stackability in mind. Yet somehow, the design team at Wolf Tooth figured out a way to create a system with three different tools that all nest together with a series of magnets and machined pockets and nubs.

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System

The resulting form factor is easy to slip into a jersey pocket, bag, or tool roll, and super easy to pull apart and put together.

8-Bit Pack Pliers

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System original 8 bit tool

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System headset adjustment

Starting with their excellent 8-Bit Pack Plier multi-tool, WTC already had a 17 function base to build from.

Tech Specs

17 Functions: spoke wrench; valve core wrench; flat head #3.5 and Phillips #2 screwdriver bits; 2, 2.5, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8mm hex; and T10, T25 Torx-compatible bits; install and remove master links; clear tire sealant clogs from valve stem; tighten valve stem lock nut

Weight:  70g
Dimensions: 146mm x 20mm x 9mm
Material:  7075-T6 aluminum handles, CrV tool steel swivel head, S2 tool steel bits
Max Torque:

  • Max torque for 8 mm hex bit – 40 Nm
  • Max torque for 4, 5, 6 mm hex bits & T25, T30 bits — 20 Nm
  • Max torque for all other bits – 10 Nm

Master links are not included
Made in the USA

8-Bit Chainbreaker + Utility Knife Multi-Tool

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System utility knife

But some tools were notably absent, like a chain breaker and tire plugger. That’s where one of the two new additions comes in. The clever design features a swing-out chain tool that is turned by a custom Allen wrench.

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System chain tool

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System tire plugger

On the other end of that Allen wrench is a forked end that doubles as a tubeless plugger with the tool body as the handle, and the tubeless plug strips nest inside of the handle.

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System utility knife

At the other end of the tool is something we’ve not seen before in a multi-tool: a retractable mini utility knife. There’s even room for extra blade storage inside the handle. What will you use the blade for on a ride? Anything from cutting zip ties, trimming tubeless plugs, opening stubborn food packages, you name it.

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System utility knife blade compatibility

Unlike some of the rather useless mini pocket knife blades we’ve seen on multi-tools, this blade is positioned well for safe use, and since it’s replaceable, it will always be sharp as long as the blade is fresh. WTC will sell a pack of 10 replacement blades for $4.95, and 15 replacement tubeless Bacon strips for $9.95. There’s also room in this part of the tool to store a spare valve core which could come in handy.

Tech Specs

Weight:  71 g

Dimensions: 146mm x 20mm x 11mm

Material: 7075-T6 aluminum

Includes: 5 Tire plugs, mini utility blade, spare mini utility blade, tire plug inserter/3mm Allen key

Made in the USA

8-Bit Tire Lever + Rim Dent Remover Multi-Tool

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System tire lever

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System tire lever

Want more? The middle tool doubles as a truly functional plastic tire lever with a reinforced handle and replaceable tip, while the other end is built to function as a dent remover for aluminum rims.

Tech Specs

Weight:  29.5 g

Dimensions: 146mm x 20mm x 8mm

Material: 7075-T6 aluminum, high-strength nylon composite lever

Made in the USA

Patents Pending

How To Use the Tool

There’s a lot going on here, so WTC created this handy how-to video to show how all the different parts are used together.

Pricing & Availability

Wolf Tooth Components 8-Bit mutil-tool System

There are two options when it comes to purchasing the 8-Bit Multi-Tool System. If you already own the 8-Bit Pack Pliers ($69.95), then you can purchase the 8-Bit Chainbreaker + Utility Knife ($69.95) and Tire Lever + Rim Dent Remover ($19.95) separately. Or, if you don’t already have part of the system, you can buy the three-part kit for $139.95 for a $20 savings. Almost every part of the system is also available as a replacement to keep your tools in working order. Many of the parts and tools are available now.

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SumOfAllParts
SumOfAllParts
7 months ago

It’s called a Byte