Inner tubes. Glamorous they ‘ain’t. However, they are an essential piece of kit for every cyclist whether they ride tubeless or not, since at the very least having one on your person may mean the difference between a long walk home and being able to continue your ride — and the same holds true of puncture repair kits, too.
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So to save you the exceedingly boring job of trawling the internet to find the best deals on inner tubes and puncture repair, we’ve done the hard work for you.
All you need to do is scroll down, click through to the deal that catches your eye, stock up, then relax, safe in the knowledge that that’s one boring but necessary task ticked off the list.
Oh, and in case you happen to have a stock of old inner tubes lying about, you can actually help change lives for the better with them. How? The Kizevac Project sends them out to be transformed into useful goods, such as wallets and phone cases by craftspeople in Malawi, then buys the finished product back to be resold in the UK.
Continental Race 28 Training 700C Presta Valve Inner Tube —
You can choose from either a 42mm Presta valve for £3.25 per tube or the longer 60mm valve for £3.69.
Both represent an over 50 percent discount, which makes them a good bet to stock up.
Schwalbe MTB Tube —
The tubes are available with Presta or Schrader valves too.
Bag these with a 44 percent discount currently and that trail puncture won’t seem quite so annoying.
Schwalbe ProCore Tube Set —
So if price has been putting you off this upgrade for your tyres now could be the time to get your hands on a set. You’ll still have to fit it of course, but saving up to £58 could make you that little bit more patient.
LifeLine Road Inner Tube —
Buy five and save 10 percent, buy 10 and save 15 percent.
Slime Presta Bike Inner Tube 700c —
As well as tubes for road bikes they are also available for mountain bikes with a 17 percent discount in a selection of wheel sizes, widths and valves.
Lezyne Alloy Drive Mini ABS Pump with Hose —
Thankfully, there are plenty of discounts to be had online currently for mini pumps but we’ve picked the Lezyne Alloy Drive Mini ABS Pump with Hose which is available on Wiggle with a 25 percent discount on the RRP.
Fabric CO2 Lever Kit —
Fabric’s CO2 Lever Kit performed well in our recent 6 of the best test scoring four stars, and includes two cartridges as well as two tyre levers.
It also works with both Presta and Schrader valves, and the foam sleeve will protect your hands from the freeze.
Ribble Cycles currently has the Fabric CO2 Lever Kit discounted by 15 percent on RRP.
Park Tool Puncture Repair Kit Super Patch —
Repair those punctured inner tubes rather than throwing them away with a repair patch kit like this one from Park Tool.
This little kit comes in under two quid and has everything you need to fix up those inner tubes so you can use them again and again.
Updated 30 October 2017