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Shimano M324 vs. A530 Bike Pedals

Introduction to Shimano Pedals- M324 vs A530 Some of the things that mountain bikers consider buying, after getting their bike and helmet, are a pair of cycling shoes and clipless bike pedals. Clipless pedals have huge benefits over flat pedals when it comes to comfort and efficiency. Shimano Pedaling Dynamics (SPD) System is a design […]

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How to Remove Look Keo Pedals

Are you planning to change bike pedals, or even pack your bike for a long trip? Are you unsure about how to remove your ? Don’t worry; there is a way out of this bumpy road. Hold tight, breathe, and enjoy the ride – removing the pedals may not be as difficult as you thought […]

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How to Fix a Flat Spot on a Bike Rim

Introduction- Fixing a Flat Spot on Your Bike Rim Bike wheels can get damaged if you hit a bad bump, tree stumps, potholes, or curbs while riding it. Your ride will not be ruined if you get a ding but it could affect your braking. The problem usually occurs when the impact is strong enough […]

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How to Park a Bike Without a Kickstand

Introduction- How to Park Your Bike Without a Kickstand Kickstands are accessories on a bike or motorcycle used for parking bikes upright without leaning it against an object. Nowadays, many serious road and mountain bikers do not like . This is because it adds to the weight of the bike, it rattles around, and it […]

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Adjustable Stems vs. Stem Risers

What are Adjustable Stems and Stem Risers? As a biker, you might already know what a stem is -if you don’t, here’s a quick tip: a stem is a part that connects your handlebar to the steerer tube. Nevertheless, you should be aware that this concept has evolved and been adapted throughout time to make […]

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GS vs SS Derailleurs

As you get to know your bike, you realize there are many things to take into account that make a change to your ride. Different parts respond in different ways, and you feel the constant need to adapt your ride to what your style demands. When it comes to derailleurs, many may be confused about […]

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Can I Put Hybrid Tires On My Road Bike? [Guest Post]

By Thomas Vetter Introduction If you are thinking about why you shouldn’t use hybrid tires on your road bike, then you are not alone. There is a fine line between conventional and hybrid tires. Both these tires have the same diameter, but . Therefore, the contact area of a road tire is much smaller than […]

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Rubber Cement Vs Vulcanizing Fluid

Rubber Cement and Vulcanizing Fluids for Patching Tire Tubes At some point in time, there may be a need to remedy a small leak or a burst to your tire tubes. Therefore, adhesives made up of rubber cement or vulcanizing fluids are common products used to patch tire tubes and make them useful again. Although […]

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How are Inner Tubes Made?

How are Bike Inner Tubes Made – Introduction Inner tubes are an important part of your bike unless you are riding a bike with a tubeless tire. Inner tubes are made up of latex or butyl rubber. During the manufacturing process, they are placed inside your tire before being inflated with a pump. Some of […]

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How to Clean Aluminum Bike Frames

How to Clean an Aluminum Bike Frame You like biking, and you want to make sure your mountain bike is always in shape by taking care of it properly. However, while many people ignore essential maintenance until a problem or significant build-up occurs, proactive maintenance is a crucial part of owning a bike. It is […]

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