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Cool Tool Tuesday #5: 25 new bike tools for 2022, part two

Perhaps this will inspire #newtoolday for you.

Cool Tool Tuesday #4: Building a Cycling Tool Kit – the bicycle-specific basics

A look at the cycle-specific tools that form the basis of a workshop or well-equipped toolbox.

Cool Tool Tuesday #2: Your complete guide to hex keys

A deep dive on the true must-have tool and the 16 or so different styles that exist.

The best derailleur hanger alignment tool: 9 tested

Once thought to be only for workshop use, a hanger gauge is now a commonly needed tool to achieve perfect shifting.

10 products I loved in 2021: Dave Rome

Take my money! Oh wait, these products already have.

21 cool new bike tools for 2022

The latest from Abbey Bike Tools, Park Tool, Pedro's, Silca, Topeak, Wolf Tooth, Unior, and more.

OneUp EDC Lite steerer-based multi-tool review

An affordable tool that hides inside an alloy fork steerer tube.

Topeak JoeBlow Tubi 2Stage floor pump review

A do-it-all floor pump that can seat tubeless tyres in one stroke.

Spotlight: Shimano's new brake bleed tools

A new hose-end fitting and revised bleed cups aim to ease the service task.

Review: The best bicycle tyre inflators to use with an air compressor

Got an air compressor? Learn what inflator is best with eight reviewed plus some DIY ideas.

A guide to air compressors for bicycles

A great addition to the home workshop, an air compressor assists with cleaning and inflating.

Pedro’s overhauls its popular tools for 2021

Fresh hex keys, chain keepers, home mechanic tool kits, and more.

Spotlight: Enduro Pro Bearing Puller BBT-222 tool review

A professional-grade blind-hole bearing removal tool with a couple of special tricks.

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...