Earlier this week we had a post about using a bungee cord as a third hand to assist with brake adjustments. A couple of people contacted us noting that a toe strap is also a great third hand hack. Reader Tom clued us in to his flickr page where he has some pictures of the third hand at work. Below is text and a picture taken from his account. Thanks Tom!
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A 3rd hand is a pretty useful tool. A toe strap cinched around the brake caliper does the same thing. It keeps the frot wheel from flopping around as well.
Toe straps are a nice addition to any toolbox- they are great to temporarily hold the handlebar assembly out of the way or to hold the fork in place when overhauling the headset without losing loose bearings.