Abbey Bike Tools Comes To Saddleback
17 November 2021
By Nicki Giles
Abbey Bike Tools' products are now available from Saddleback! We give you a workshop walk-round with the team at MB Cyclery.
Abbey Bike Tools joined the Saddleback family in early November 2021 and we’ve just received our very first tranche of their flawless tools, fresh from Bend, Oregon.
To celebrate, we chose MB Cyclery in Haslemere as the first UK Abbey Bike Tools centre, with a full set of the eye-catching green tools available to take care of your bike’s every need. MB Cyclery is the best kind of local bike shop, a high-end independent that offers wheel building, specialist suspension servicing and bike fitting, along with a selection of gorgeous two-wheeled rides.
Take a look at our gallery (below) from the shop to feast your eyes on the incredible craftsmanship that makes every single Abbey tool a thing of beauty.
Abbey Bike Tools founder Jason Quade first worked in the aviation industry, then travelled the world as a road race mechanic for a decade, so he understands how important it is for a tool to not only do its job but do so with absolute precision. He also believes tools should feel great in your hands, function smoothly with minimal effort and look wonderful in your toolbox or on your wall besides.
Mike Smith, co-owner of MB Cyclery, is another man who appreciates the true value of a quality tool. All the staff in the shop are cycling addicts with impressive levels of experience of working and playing with bikes – in fact Mike and his business partner, Ben Marks, support World Cup DH racer and Red Bull Rampage competitor Brendan Fairclough in their spare time. That level of appreciation for performance makes Abbey Bike Tools the perfect fit for the shop.
Check out the gallery now, then watch our quick video from MB Cyclery to understand just why the guys at the shop are now completely hooked on Abbey’s emerald-tinted offerings!
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