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Park Tool releases new derailleur hanger gauge, bit tool and more

New workshop tools include a one-handed interchangeable bit tool and a better derailleur hanger gauge.

Spotlight: Pro Team Digital torque wrench

A tool that goes beep-beep and offers professional-level accuracy.

Spotlight: Arundel Shop Inflator

A dedicated Presta inflator for use with any air compressor.

Ten products I loved in 2020: Dave Rome

Well, what a year it has been. Things started off as usual, and then nothing was normal. The lack of travel proved a blessing in disguise...

CT Tech Round-Up #12: New gear from Fizik, PRO, Wera, and more

Tech Round-Ups provide a look at some of the gear that comes across our desks here at CyclingTips. Sometimes it’s products we’re doing lo...

Wolf Tooth 8-Bit Pack Pliers review: A rethink of the classic multi-tool

Wolf Tooth’s new 8-Bit Pack Pliers multi-tool looks nothing like the Swiss army knife that most portable bicycle tools are designed to mi...

Pedro’s Vise Whip II: a well-loved tool gets updated

Removing a cassette from a wheel isn’t a difficult task, but it does require two specialist tools. First, you need a tool to undo the loc...

CT Tech Round-Up #9: New gear from Giant, Pearl Izumi, Suntour, and more

A lot of new gear gets sent to us here at CyclingTips. Our Tech Round-Ups are a look at some of that gear. Sometimes we'll feature produc...

Granite Design Stash RCX multi-tool review: Hidden in a carbon steerer

Hidden on-the-bike tools have quickly become commonplace within the mountain bike world. However such things have been a little slower to...

CT Tech Round-Up #7: New gear from Topeak, Park Tool, Rudy Project, and more

A lot of new gear comes across our desks here at CyclingTips. Our Tech Round-Ups are a look at some of that gear. Sometimes it's products...

Abbey Bike Tools releases new range of burlier shop tools

Aching for a tech fix now that the annual Sea Otter Classic trade show has been pushed back to October? Never fear! In its place, we brin...

Battle of the electric tire inflators: Fumpa vs Xiaomi Mijia

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Fumpa portable air pump, a handheld device that lets you accurately check and top up tire pressure w...

Park Tool's new universal brake bleed kits allow you to free up a hand

Hydraulic disc brakes are fast becoming the norm across all forms of bikes, and while they’re typically low maintenance, the hydraulic fl...

Toolbox perfection? A look at Abbey Bike Tools’ new tool kit

When it comes to working on modern bikes, what tools should go in a good cycling tool kit? Abbey Bike Tools’ new kit provides some valuab...

How to check for chain wear: The easy way, the best way, and why

Your bicycle’s chain is put through hell every time you ride. For every minute of pedaling, approximately 44,000 chain pieces are in moti...

The best mini pumps for road, gravel and mountain bike – 45 tested!

Conducted over an arm-busting period of months, from a broad field of the biggest and best-known brands in the market, this is your defin...

Fumpa and miniFumpa electric bicycle pumps review

Inflating tyres is just part of being a cyclist. Thankfully pumps are rather refined and the task is hardly tedious. Despite that, there ...

Silca acquires Hirobel, relaunches Frame Clamp repair stand adapter

Brandon Hirokawa and Marc Bellett invented the Carbon Frame Clamp in 2014 as a way to more gently mount delicate composite frames in repa...

A mythical pro tool reborn: Knipex Pliers (Cone) Wrench

Take a peek through the toolboxes of professional mountain bike, cyclocross and road race mechanics and you’ll likely find one common spe...

Unior Pro Home Set tool kit review

Things have never been easier if you’re looking to click your fingers and start working on your bikes. For approximately every seven cat ...