Tag Archives: bike maintenence

Flat Tire Repair Class

At 6:30 pm on August 5 at the Mt. Juliet Biker’s Choice on Lebanon Road, there will be a class on how to properly change a flat tire. Advertisements

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Saddle Discomfort—Solutions for Women Cyclists

Women’s Cycling Blog “Women’s Cycling, your trusted resource for training tips, skills, nutrition, bicycle fit, maintenance, product reviews and more . .”

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Bicycle chains

Individual chains come with with extra links and hefty packaging, whereas pulling sections of chain from a large continuous spool eliminates waste and a portion of the cost. Often priced by the foot, spools of chain are available for most … Continue reading

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New handlebar tape

Treat your bar to new tape for a better grip. If your hands roll to the outside in the drops, wrap in that direction (that’s clockwise on the right, counterclockwise on the left). Always wrap the flat section toward the … Continue reading

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Rust on cog cassette

A little rust on the cog cassette won’t damage the cogs quickly, so it’s not a major concern. Just use a little more lube to prevent addition rust, and riding your bike more will prevent additional rust, since it will … Continue reading

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Threat your bar to new tape

For a better grip and a showroom look apply new tape to your handlebars. If your hands roll to the outside in the drops, wrap in that direction (that’s clockwise on the right and counterclockwise on the left). Always wrap … Continue reading

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Remember the chain

If your chain is shot, shifting suffers. “Change your chain more frequently, and you won’t have to replace your cogs and rings as often”,says 1996 mountain bike Olympian Andreas Hestler. He often changes his chain after spring training camps or … Continue reading

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