High precision, industrial quality bike tools

Efficient Velo Tools

Who is EVT?

Meet-Brett

Brett's wisdom is not shared in the "glory days" style, but is tested daily in  busy and successful service departments of the most recognized bicycle shops in the world.
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Recent Posts

A Cincinnati vertical mill in its heyday. Photo credit: VIR History.
The Cincinnati No.2

If you know Brett Flemming, you know that he can tell a great story, so it makes sense that he would surround himself with machinery that have great…
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A Brief History of EVT

Efficient Velo Tools (EVT), designs, manufactures and distributes its own line of US made industrial-style bicycle shop tools. The tools reflect precision, workmanship and ruggedness simply not found…
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Cold Vulcanizing Fundamentals

Yeah, I patch my own tubes, but not always. Replace provided sandpaper for 80-120 grit genuine industrial emery cloth. Buff to black rubber area larger than…
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Brett’s Apron

Did you ever wonder what items you do and don’t need to carry in your apron at a bicycle service department? Brett Flemming has been culling his apron tools since 1979. This is the Bike Gallery apron, it says “go by bike.” It’s made by Jandd with some modified upper slots to hold the long thin items. This is a cool little micrometer pin that I bought on eBay. I just like to put it there as a reminder that I’ve trained myself…
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Meet-Brett
Who is EVT?

Brett’s wisdom is not shared in the “glory days” style, but is tested daily in the busy and successful service departments of one the most recognized bicycle shops in the world, Portland, Oregon-based Bike Gallery.