Quick tip #3

Use a tablespoon of Baking Soda (also known as Bicarb or Sodium Bicarbonate) mixed with a pint of hot water to clean or freshen up your drinking bottles and hydration bladders, especially if you use additives and energy drinks.

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Quick tip #2

Wrap duct tape around the body of your bicycle pump and you always have a ready supply to repair torn pockets/clothing, frayed cables, or anything else that breaks or comes loose on a ride. It will even temporarily repair slashed/split tyres and fix a puncture if you keep the pressure low.

 

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Quick tip #1

Wrap your mobile phone in cling-film or pop it in sealable plastic bag to keep it dry on longer rides. Smartphones are still usable with both these methods.

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