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Hero Kits include tools, supplies and instructions

Published May 30, 2013
The Hero Kit

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) — Hero Kit repair kits include tools, small supplies and a step-by-step manual on how to make common bicycle repairs. 

The kit includes a 12-function multi-tool, Tyvek tire boot, frame and cleat bolts, chain links, brake and gear cables, and zip ties.

MSRP: $39.99.

In May, Outside magazine endorsed the product as an ideal Mother's Day gift.

For longer road and mountain bike rides, the company offers two versions of the Super Hero Kit that includes a tire pump, an extra tube and a toptube bag. The mountain bike version of the Super Hero Kit uses a slightly lager bag with extra room for keys, wallet, phone and energy bars, and has a detachable shoulder strap so the bag can be carried off the bike. MSRP: $74.95.

The Super Hero Extreme Kit includes all the components from the Super Hero Kit plus an ultra-light Specialized Turbo tube that fits 26-inch, 650b and 29-inch tires, plus a small pump, all packed in a toptube bag. MSRP: $99.99.

Hero Kits are available through independent bicycle dealers, the Adventure Cycling Association and at on the company's website. Hero Kits will also be available at various summer events in Colorado including the Subaru Elephant Rock Cycling Festival, GoPro Mountain Games, Crested Butte Bike Week and the Buffalo Bicycle Classic.

More information: www.herokit.com.

 

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