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US inventor is a Kickstarter success with 24-tool titanium circle

Thomas Smafield has so far raised $16,000+ to manufacture his Repair Rebel, a titanium circular multi-tool
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The Repair Rebel by Chicago-based graduate Thomas Smafield is an 85 gram (3oz) circular 24-function multi-tool made from titanium. It can attach to underneath saddles with an elastic cord. Smafield sought $10,000 on Kickstarter and has so far raised over $16,000, guaranteeing his project's success. The project has another nine days to run.

Tools include nine Allen key heads (from 3mm to 15mm, also known as Hex keys), both Philips and flathead screwdrivers, a T25 tork head, plus four spoke keys to cover most models. Just pack one along with a spare tube, pump, plus a couple of tire levers and you’re all set.

"Repair Rebel is half the weight, has twice the amount of features, and costs a fraction of what is on the current market," claims Smafield on his Kickstarter page.

The tools on the Repair Rebel are:

3mm Hex Head
4mm Hex Head
5mm Hex Head
5.5mm Hex Head
6mm Hex Head
7mm Hex Head
8mm Hex Head
3mm Hex Bolt Wrench
3.5mm Hex Bolt Wrench
4mm Hex Bolt Wrench
5mm Hex Bolt Wrench
5.5mm Hex Bolt Wrench
6mm Hex Bolt Wrench
9mm Hex Bolt Wrench
9.5mm Hex Bolt Wrench
10mm Hex Bolt Wrench
15mm Hex Bolt Wrench
Phillips Screw Driver
Flat Head Screw Driver
T25 Tork Head
3.23mm Spoke key (DT/Wheelsmith Nipples)
3.30mm Spoke Key (Most European)
3.45mm Spoke Key (Most Asian)
3.96mm spoke key (Larger Sizes)

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