Are you taking part in the UK’s biggest cycle commuting event? Cycle to Work Day takes place on 8th August 2019 and is aimed at absolutely everyone. Several of the Draper team will be taking part and riding their bikes into work. If you’re planning to get on your bike and join in with Cycle to Work Day, below are a few essentials you might need.
Top tool kit
This brilliant Bicycle Tool Kit is a must for all cyclists. Featuring a puncture repair kit, a hand pump and an ingenious multi-tool with hex keys, a wrench, screwdrivers and spoke keys, this kit has virtually every cycling situation covered! It even comes with a compact canvas storage case for easy portability on the bike.
High quality bike lights are an essential for dark, misty or wet weather conditions, so choosing LED lights is a good idea as LED bulbs can last up to 50 times longer than standard ones. The Draper Tools Front and Rear LED Bicycle Light Set offers super bright 75 lumens LED front bicycle light and 1.5 lumen LED rear light with various lighting modes. The lights are fitted with quick release mounting clamp and frame protection strips. This set is just one the many handy bike lighting options available from Draper Tools, you can see the rest here.
This indispensable Bicycle Cable Tensioner makes adjusting a bike’s brake or gear cables a breeze. Single handed operation allows you to grip, tension and hold the cable exactly where you need it. Sturdy and made to last, it’s ideal for bike shop professionals as well as keen cyclists.
A bicycle pump will always come in handy and this Twin Connector Soft Grip Bicycle Hand Pump is lightweight with twin valves – for Schrader and Presta Valves. The thumb lock ensures the pump locks securely to the valve. It features a soft grip pump handle for maximum comfort and comes with a frame clamp and screws, so you’ll always have your bicycle pump with you when you need it.
Storing bikes can be an issue when space is limited, this pair of Bicycle Storage Hooks are a simple but effective solution. They’re PVC coated to protect the paintwork on your pride and joy too.
There are plenty more bicycle tools and accessories available from Draper Tools, including a Universal Spoke Key, a Crank Puller and a range of bike lights – see the full range here. To find out more about taking part in Cycle To Work Day visit the website https://www.cycletoworkday.org/