Signs It’s Time to Change Your Bicycle Tires

February 10, 2022 8:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

When you spend a lot of time on your bike, it’s normal to see wear and tear—and the tires are the most common place you’ll see it. Because the tires are your only direct contact with the rough pavement of city streets or rocky, uneven terrain of trails, the more hours you spend riding your bike, the more quickly you’ll see deterioration. While you can’t prepare for something puncturing your tire while on a ride, monitoring regular wear and changing tires regularly can help you prevent catastrophic tire failure during bike use. How do you know when to replace bike... View Article

Why—and How Often—Bikes Need a Suspension Check

January 27, 2022 8:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you spend a lot of time on your mountain bike, you know well the feeling of a suspension in need of service. Rather than cruising easily over the rough and rocky terrain, every bump you hit feels like a collision going through your body. It’s a jarring feeling that can make or break the experience of your ride. But why does your bike’s suspension degrade over time and require maintenance in the first place? Is there anything you can do to prevent or slow down suspension wear? And how frequently should you be taking your mountain bike in for... View Article

How to Choose the Perfect Bike for You

January 13, 2022 4:48 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

The first step in becoming an avid cyclist is, of course, buying a bicycle. Unfortunately, this is often easier said than done. With so many options out there, finding the right bike can feel daunting at first glance. This post will teach you how to spot the perfect bike. What type of riding will you be doing? The main thing to consider when you’re shopping for a bike is the style of riding you’ll be getting into. Do you want to compete in road races? Are you interested in riding off road on rugged trails? Are you looking to ride... View Article

Everything You Should Know About Bike Tune-Ups

December 30, 2021 4:47 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Just like car parts, bicycle components wear down over time, necessitating help from a bike mechanic to set them straight with a tune-up. One of the first questions beginners ask when their bike needs to be serviced is, “What is a bike tune-up?” Thankfully, we have the answers. Whether you’re a professional cyclist or a newbie, you’re sure to learn some more about bike tune-ups in this post. What do they do in bike tune-ups? We can best answer what a bike tune-up is by explaining all of the steps involved in a tune-up. Here’s what you can expect when... View Article

How to Maintain an E-Scooter

December 16, 2021 12:25 am Published by Leave your thoughts

While electric scooters (e-scooters) don’t have nearly as many components as a vehicle, they require regular maintenance all the same. Electric scooter maintenance is important when it comes to preventing the probability of major mechanical problems, and it also boosts the efficiency of the bike. Follow these six tips for maintaining an electric scooter to keep your ride running reliably whenever you take it out for a spin. Cleaning the scooter Since water and electricity don’t mix, you can’t clean your scooter like you would your car. Instead of hosing it down, use a damp rag and water to carefully... View Article

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