Bike Maintenance

  • Bicycle Fit
    Your bicycle fit is very important for safe and enjoyable riding. Proper setup can prevent sport injuries and improve power transfer. It takes time to get the proper fit, so use this video to get things close, then make small adjustment after your rides as you see fit.
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  • Tire Pressure
    This video covers the 3 types of valves (your probably don't have woods) and how to use them. Keeping your tires properly inflated keeps you rolling and helps prevent pinch flats.
    STEP : video

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  • Lubricating Your Bike
    How to lubricate your chain, cables, and derailleurs. This helps keep your components in good shape and your bike performing smoothly.
    STEP : video

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  • Flat Tire Repair
    This video will teach you how to change a punctured tube and find the debris that caused the flat. It is very important to find and remove whatever caused the flat, or you will have another one immediately. If you can't find anything, then there is a chance you that had a "pinch flat." Pinch flats can be avoided by keeping your tired properly inflated.
    STEP : video

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  • Adjusting The Rear Derailleur
    This video shows how to adjust your rear derailleur. You can skip this study card if you have a fixed gear/single speed or internal gearing.
    STEP : video

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  • Adjusting The Front Deraileur
    This video shows how to adjust your front derailleur. You can skip this study card if you have a single chain ring.
    STEP : video

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  • Adjusting Caliper Brakes
    This video will help you dial in your brakes. It's hard properly dial in your brakes if your wheels are out of true. If you have a different type of brake you can skip this study card.
    STEP : video

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  • Adjusting V-Brakes
    This video will help you dial in your brakes. It's hard properly dial in your brakes if your wheels are out of true. If you have a different type of brake you can skip this study card.
    STEP : video

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  • Wheel Truing And Spoke Repair
    This is an advanced adjustment that requires specific tools. If you are unsure about performing this step, you should head to your local bike shop.
    STEP : video

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Created by: 3 editors Views: 609 Steps: 9 Learners: 10 Updated: December 12, 2011

Description: The Bicycle Maintenance list is here step by step.

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Christopher Czambel

November 11, 2011

WD40 :(

WD40 is the DEVIL for chains!!!! GO - J.O.E.!!

Tom Downey

October 30, 2011

I never thought of this

I never even considered cleaning the chain, I always just shot some WD40 on it and called it a day. Now I know better.

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