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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Fumpa and miniFumpa electric bicycle pumps review

Inflating tyres is just part of being a cyclist. Thankfully pumps are rather refined and…

Silca acquires Hirobel, relaunches Frame Clamp repair stand adapter

Brandon Hirokawa and Marc Bellett invented the Carbon Frame Clamp in 2014 as a way…

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

Take a peek through the toolboxes of professional mountain bike, cyclocross and road race mechanics…

Unior Pro Home Set tool kit review

Things have never been easier if you’re looking to click your fingers and start working…

Chain quick links: A guide to easy connection

Chain quick links, connecting links, missing links, master links – whatever you call them, they're…

An ode to the humble hex key

I was nine years old the first time I ever “fixed” a bike. I wondered…

Tools, bits and tips from the WorldTour pits

If you're looking for unsung heroes of the travelling circus that is the WorldTour, take…

ToolboxWars: A battle between professional cycling tool nerds

A battle has been brewing on Instagram, and if you’re a tool nerd (like me),…

Park Tool AK-3 Advanced Mechanic toolkit review

Having been in the business of making bike tools and workshop equipment since 1963, Park…