The key to wheels that are strong and reliable is having spokes that are properly and uniformly tensioned. The Tension Meter accurately and reliably measures the absolute tension of each of the spokes in a wheel, as well as the relative tension between all the spokes in a wheel. Easy to use and priced affordably, it works on nearly any bicycle spoke-no matter what the diameter, material, or shape. Not just for the experienced mechanic, the TM is for anyone building or truing wheels, diagnosing wheel problems, or assembling new bikes.
The TM includes a spoke gauge for measure the diameter of the common spokes, and a tension conversion table for 16 different spokes, including titanium and carbon. It's a tool that belongs on every workbench. NOTE: The Spoke Tension Meter requires approximately 105mm (4 1/8-inch) of accessible spoke to read.
Tight and uniform spoke tension if the key to a strong and long lasting wheel, and this innovative design takes the guess work out of achieving that perfect spoke tension
Fits almost any size, shape or material spoke
Gives you a measure of the relative and absolute spoke tensions within a wheel
Clear and easy to read gauge
A must for any serious wheel builder
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Rated 5 out of 5 by P1GGM Well made bit of kit
had a problem with rear wheel after local bike place trued my wheel....on a run it quickly started to go a bit wonky...
So thought i might as well try it myself...a few you tube clips later i found myself buying this. now i check my wheels more often and never have any issues when im out
if i mind right the instructions aint the best but i figured it out.
06 August 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by bosunjohn Great Tool
For years I've checked and tightened spokes by feel alone. It was reassuring to find that all three of my bikes were within plus/minus 2. I can now get them closer!
11 June 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by msriesgo Very Useful Tool to do your own truing
Started my first wheelbuilding project, and using very light rims, I wanted to make sure I didn't over tighten the spokes. The PT spoke tension meter helps to do just that, and also, in already built wheels, it helps detecting weak links in the team. You can also do it by hand and "feel", but a plain old number on a scale makes it so much easier!!
22 May 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Zoslen Excellent for the hobbist
Most of us don't need absolute precision, but an everyday tool to help us.
This tension meter will do the job fine.
It is accurate enough to help you build a wheel or check the spoke tension.
Very happy with it.
27 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thorny17 Wheel building
Helps build well tensioned wheels at a good price and it will last as long as I will need it
01 February 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by sasu Easy to use, essential to have
Very easy to use, seems to be accurate at least in relative readings, cannot verify absolute values. Using the conversion table is no trouble at all, because in practice you look up the couple of values you need for a wheel and then start measuring.
I would not build wheels without a tension meter. The price and quality of this Park Tool Meter is just right for a casual home wheel builder.
14 December 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by mattez82 Consigliato!!!
Continuavo a rompere raggi su una ruota centrata più volte.... comprato questo ottimo prodotto, ho ritensionato per bene tutti i raggi e la ruota come per magia è tornata come nuova!
02 November 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Artj Buen producto
Importante para mantener o montar tus ruedas. Funciona adecuadamente aunque me parece algo delicado.
05 September 2013