Cool Tool Tuesday #7: Fresh tools from the Sea Otter Classic

New tools from Park Tool, Wolf Tooth, Altangle, Topeak, PrestaCycle and more.

Photo: @montemphoto

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Hello tool nerds. Rather than disperse the tool goodness amongst our general tech coverage from 2022 Sea Otter Classic, I figured “why not keep it together as an ode to those that wrench?”

This is Cool Tool Tuesday, Sea Otter Classic edition.

This gallery takes a look at new and interesting tools shown at Sea Otter that I haven’t already covered in recent galleries focussed on new tools for 2022 (yes, there are always a lot of new tools coming out). If you haven’t already, be sure to check out part one and part two of what’s new in the world of cycling tools.


I’ve never hidden the fact that I believe Dynaplug’s patented tubeless plugs are a superior option. The company has been busy designing a new way to store its plugs at the end of bars which doesn’t add any length and remains super quick to access. They are currently finalising details and plan to have both a mountain bike and drop-bar version of this covert product. Tiny grub screws (a stubby hex key will be provided) are used to retain the threaded insert into the bar. I’ll cover this exclusive first tease in a bit more detail in another Sea Otter Classic gallery.

An American in France

What’s it like to be an American cyclist living in France? Watch to get professional road cyclist Joe Dombrowski’s view.