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Carpal Tunnel Bike Handlebars

About Carpal Tunnel Bike Handlebars Not all bikes look alike. There are mountain bikes, urban bikes, and racing bikes, among others. And within each category, there are thousands of variables we can find. Some of them are esthetic, others for comfort, and we can also find bikes that are designed for users with underlying medical […]

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How to Get Bike Grease Out of Carpet

Overview- How to Get Bike Grease Out of Carpet Bike grease is one of the toughest stains for any surface. For anyone who owns a bike, it can be very difficult to remove a grease stain­–especially from your carpet. Fortunately, this type of stubborn stain can be removed through a few different methods. But regardless […]

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5 Reasons for Using Bike Bells

By Rebecca White Bike bells are undoubtedly a useful tool to have when cycling. If you are a kid, they also seem like lots of fun! Instead of shouting to warn others that you are coming, to nearby pedestrians. Needless to say, bike bells offer lots of benefits to bikers. Here are five main reasons […]

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How to Get Oil Off Brake Pads

Introduction- How to Get Oil Off Your Brake Pads Do your brakes struggle to work properly? If your bike’s brakes aren’t working as they should and you are sure that the brake pads are not worn out, then there’s a high chance that the brake pads are dirty. You should always be able rely on […]

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How to Fix a Cracked Bike Tire

Have you ever noticed that your bike tires have little cracks along the side? If you have, you need, or will eventually need, to do something about it. Ride through this article to see what a cracked tire means, what to do about it, and even ways to prevent them from cracking. Why Do Tires […]

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How to Fix Ghost Shifting

What is Ghost Shifting? Ghost shifting or phantom shifting, as it is also sometimes referred to, is a spooky way to describe what may look as an equally spooky condition you may experience in your bike. In short, your bike will shift gears without your consent. Strange? Not that much, actually. You may notice ghost […]

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How to Paint a Bike without Spray Paint

Introduction- How to Paint a Bike without Spray Paint Are you a biker who is in need of an alternative paint other than the conventional spray paint to coat your bike? Do you wish to optimize and give your bike a new look that is more attractive? Then this article is meant for you. Over […]

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How to Adjust RockShox Reba Suspension Forks

Why do I need to adjust my Suspension Fork? If riding is causing your spring rate to leave you feeling deflated or that you can’t rebound fast enough, your bike’s suspension may not be set up correctly. While having a correctly tuned suspension makes riding feel great, a poor set up will make every ride […]

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How to Clean Bike Helmet Straps

How to Clean Bike Helmet Straps- A Brief Overview. Bike helmets play a vital role in protecting riders in a crash and act as an insulator under different weather conditions. It contains three distinct components: the shell, liner, and strap. Each of these components performs a specific function. Bike helmet straps are made principally of […]

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How to Remove Lithium Grease from Clothing

How to Remove Lithium Grease from Your Clothing If you do your own maintenance or oil changes on your bike, at some point you will get lithium grease on your clothes. Getting lithium grease off of your clothes immediately is important, or else your clothes will quickly stain and become ruined. What is Lithium Grease? […]

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