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Never put away dirt bike. You wouldn’t put away soiled laundry or dirty dishes would you?
If you remove the chainrings to clean your crankset and now the front derailleur doesn’t shift right, you may have installed a chainring backwards. Remove the rings and put them on correctly. Usually, the crankarm bolts fit into indentations on … Continue reading
Wipe the rims of your wheels and the brake pads off with a dry cloth (or you can use alcohol) after every rainy, muddy ride. This will help to keep the dirt and grit on the rims and the pads … Continue reading
“Every third or fourth wash, give your frame and fork a layer of car wax. I like Meguiar’s Cleaner Wax. It restores the paint’s luster and keeps road tar and bugs from sticking.” — Steven Sperling, head mechanic, United-Healthcare pro … Continue reading