Mechanical mishaps are an inevitability in cycling, so an all-in-one tool kit makes a great gift for seasoned and beginner cyclists alike.
With Christmas just around the corner, we've rounded up five bargain-tastic tool kit deals from around the web for this week's edition of BikeRadar Bargains.
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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 driver. Ideal for cyclists just starting out with home maintenance.
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, we've found Birzman's tools to be excellent quality in the past.
Halfords 114-piece aluminium tool set —
While not cycling specific, there is a lot of stuff in this substantial 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 looking for some of the best tools out there and are feeling a little flush, this kit from Park Tool will outfit a decent workshop, as well as any race day wagon.
At least with a 30 percent off at Bike-Discount 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.