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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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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Taping Handlebars with Bar End Shifters

Introduction- Taping Handlebars with Bar End Shifters Perhaps you have not really thought about . Even if you do not exude much sweat from the palms that would make your handlebar slippery, taping is still recommended in some situations. For instance, if you are riding on a downhill bike trail, it would be rather unwise […]

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Disadvantages of Paint Protection Film for Vehicles [Guest Post]

By M T H Toha You might have planned to apply a paint protection film (PPF), which is a thermoplastic urethane, on your vehicle to protect its paint. But you should also know about the various demerits of it before you make a decision. Proponents of PPF point to its strong protection from damage and […]

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Adding Extra Brake Levers to a Road Bike

Introduction When assembling a bike, you need to ensure the braking and shifting components are installed and adjusted. This usually begins by installing your levers to optimize their fit and performance. This is important because adding levers to your bike allows you to accurately size and route any cable housing sections. Furthermore, you need to […]

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