Ride to Work Week kicks off this week It’s a fantastic campaign promoting cycling and highlighting how commuting by bike has many benefits for all. Here at Draper Tools we have a few members of staff who are proudly taking part in the week. Check out the Love to Ride website to find out more and get details of the prizes you could win for taking part.
Now that we’re seeing signs of warmer weather, it feels like there’s never been a better time to get out on the bicycle. Whether you’re a keen mountain biker, a cycling commuter or you just fancy a family bike ride it’s important to look after your bike and be safe when riding. We’ve rounded up some top cycling essentials to help keep your bike in tip top condition and ensure you have a safe, enjoyable ride.
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 Ride to Work Week, visit the Love to Ride website: https://www.lovetoride.net