Fabric Chamber Tool review

Fabric's take on the trusty old multi-tool is an interesting one with a whole lot of potential, but how does it hold up in the real world?

Cycling Weekly Verdict

The Fabric Chamber Tool has great potential but falls a little short at this stage. Improving on some design weakness and including a chain tool could really take this novel idea to the next level.

Reasons to buy
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    Sleek design

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    Fits well in a jersey pocket

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Reasons to avoid
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    Design needs improvement

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    Wobbly ratchet mechanism

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    Easy to lose parts

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    Ratchet mechanism doesn't engage with loose bolts

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    Bulky body/handle makes it difficult to use in hard to reach places.

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The Chamber Tool is a novel approach to the multi-tool, a concept as old as time itself (in the modern cycling world, anyway).

It's a sleek cylinder atop which sits a ratchet mechanism. Within the body – the chamber of the name – sit the 13 tools that can be used in it.

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