The best days of cycling are those when nothing goes wrong - when your bike works like a dream and all is well. But realistically, things happen, and being able to quickly fix an issue can make the difference between enjoying a great day on the road or trail, and having to cut an adventure short.

The most likely minor issue that will crop up on your ride will be a puncture. No matter how good your tyres, or how carefully you ride, punctures do happen. Don’t panic! Here’s what you’ll need to know: