The racing season is in full swing, with riders travelling improbable distances across the country only to pull their well-loved racing steeds out of the car and discover an unnoticed mechanical.
With a decent tool kit in hand you’re likely to be able to rescue most rides, so for this week's edition of BikeRadar Bargains we’ve pulled together five of the best deals on race-ready, all-in-one tool kits from around the web.
So buy yourself some peace of mind and keep these in your garage on the weekdays, then chuck them in the back of your car ready for that inevitable disaster on race day.
X-Tools 27 piece tool kit —
This compact X-Tools tool kit has just about everything you need to work on a modern road or mountain bike, including a full complement of hex keys, screwdrivers and a ratchet.
Birzman Travel 20 piece tool box —
If you're looking for something a little more fancy, this travel tool kit from Birzman should fit the bill. While it isn't as comprehensive as some other kits out there, this will sort you out in a pinch on race day.
Halfords 114 piece aluminium tool set —
While not cycling specific, there are a lot of tools in this substantial tool kit from Halfords that definitely have a place in your cycling tool kit.
While we hope you won't have to use a hacksaw on race day, the spirit level might be useful if you're very compulsive about the angle of your saddle.
Park Tool Professional travel and event kit —
If you're really, really looking for the best stuff out there and are feeling a little flush, this kit from Park Tool will outfit a decent workshop, as well as a race day wagon.
At least with 15 percent off at CRC, it won't sting quite as much.
Muc-Off Ultimate cleaning kit —
And while we're at it, let's prevent any further mechanicals after your race and give that ol' bike a good scrub.
While a bucket and sponge will work to a certain point, a decent cleaning kit really takes the sting out of a post-race wash routine and this all-in-one solution from Muc-Off is among the best out there.