There are tools and skills you need to bring on every ride — what are they? This week's Nerd Alert tackles roadside and trailside repairs. But first, Amstel Gold was won by Michael Valgren in exactly the same way that he won Omloop Het Nieuwsblad. What's his secret? Is the new Amstel finish better than the old one? Time for some debate. Plus, Neal chats with the folks behind USA Crits, a series of the best criteriums in the US.