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Can You Put Sealed Bearings in an Unsealed Hub?

What are sealed bike bearings? Seals commonly sold at bicycle stores are not typically built to be water-resistant. This kind of seal is instead simply modeled to prevent air from entering the bearing. Sealed bearings are then bearings safeguarded by seals, and these bearings are found in hubs and bottom brackets. Not only is a […]


Can You Put Pegs on a Road Bike? All About Bike Pegs!

Pegs on a Bike If you’re thinking of adapting pegs to your mountain bike, make sure you understand what you’re committing to. Consider what pegs are for, and why they’re not typically found on most bikes. As a mountain bike frame already has a fair weight, any extra pieces may be unnecessary additions. The main […]


Can You Paint Bike Tires?

Can You Paint Bike Tires- Introduction Painting bike tires is possible – although it isn’t advisable – as the chemicals in some paints can damage your bike tires. There’s also no guarantee that the paint will not peel off, as even a single bump caused by a pothole can ruin your work. If you don’t […]


Changing the Rear Tire on a 3-Speed Bike

Introduction- Changing the Rear Tire on a 3-Speed Bike Removing and replacing the rear tire on a 3-speed bike can be more complicated than the front tire due to the gears and chainset. The rear wheel should be removed completely when repairing the tire or inner tube. When replacing a rear tire, be sure to […]


Can You Use Lithium Grease on Wheel Bearings?

Bike maintenance is part of cycling. As an essential piece of this sport, your ride always needs to be in good shape in order to keep up with a high level of performance. Wheel bearings and how to assemble and grease them is a vital part of any maintenance regime. You may have come across […]


Can You Use Sram Rotors with Shimano Brakes?

Cycling has the power to generate many different things in people. One of these effects is becoming a sort of gear geek. We fall in love with different brands and pieces of equipment and are always looking for different ways to combine them with what we have in our ride to make them as perfect […]


Can You Use a Presta Valve Tube on a Schrader Rim?

Your bike has many parts that work together to make your journey successful. Some bike parts are large, while some components are small. All these components play a role in making your ride safe and enjoyable. The bicycle tube is a small component that is found on your bicycle rim, and the tube is inside […]


Can You Ride a Bike With A Flat Tire?

Introduction- Can You Ride a Bike With A Flat Tire? Everyone knows that the tire is one of the components that propels the bike in a particular direction. Most bikes have tubes, which contain air. The pressure from the air moves the bike. If the tire deflates and it does not have the necessary pressure, […]


How to Fix Pitted Chrome

Introduction- How to Fix Pitted Chrome Chrome is a shiny metal used in vehicles, including mountain bikes. Coating resistant with a brilliant shine, chrome provides an attractive additional layer for any engine. Although chrome can be highly tarnish-resistant, it tends to rust over time. If this rust settles on the metal, the rust can cause […]


SRAM eTap Front Derailleur Problems

Introduction- SRAM eTap Front Derailleur Problems SRAM RED eTAP is, without a doubt, one of the most sought-after sports technology products in the cycling industry. While there are many reviews and articles written about SRAM eTap, there are still more unique eTap features that are relatively unknown, and some of those unknowns might be considered […]

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