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Performance Spin Doctor Tool Kit(3 posts)

Performance Spin Doctor Tool KitBroomwagon
Aug 24, 2002 3:56 PM
Performance has their complete Spin Doctor tool kit on sale for $99. The price seems awful cheap in comparison to a similarly configured tool kit from Park.

Has anyone used the Spin Doctor tools or have an opinion on the quality? They probably don't compare that well to Park, but then again, a comparable Park tool kit costs a couple of hundred dollars.

However, is this a case of you get what you pay for?
I bought similar on Ebay for about same pricebent_spoke
Aug 25, 2002 7:21 AM
these were made in China & they work ok. I'd bet that Performance gets them from the same place as they look similiar. The handle covers are a different color with Performance logo. I ones that I got are ok & unless you are going to do alot work, they will probably be fine. You can add others as you go.

My only caution is that you look closely at what you are getting to make sure the stuff that you will use is worth the price. When comparing to Park tool prices, it would be easy to spend the $100. I had another consideration with my E-bay purchase from www.bicycle-source.com. Their pictures described things that were not included & the descripts themselves were not very good. When I told the guy at bicycle-source that he should straighten this out, he basically told me to buzz off. So yes, you get what you pay for & this is true of Performance...but I'd say their customer service is far better that bicycle-source, as weird as that might sound.
Can't beat it for the money!....kapalua
Aug 25, 2002 5:30 PM
I do simple home repairs, and this kit has been great for the last couple of months. It beats buying the parts one piece at a time. As for quality, they are very good for the money. If you are a serious mechanic and work on a lot of bikes, get the real stuff (Park). But for home use, it's a great deal.