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How to Convert Quick Release Wheels to Bolt-On

Introduction There are many types of bike wheels, and each of them has its pros and cons, so how do you choose which is right for you? A good place to start is in the release style. Most modern bikes are designed with a quick release wheel, in part because it’s lighter and faster than […]


Does Wheel Bearing Grease Go Bad?

Does Wheel Bearing Grease Go Bad? – A Brief Overview Wheel bearings are responsible for bicycle wheel rotation and are essential to your bike’s performance. Taking good care of your bearings is an important step in bicycle maintenance. It is important to know that wheel bearings come in two common forms, closed bearings and open […]


How to Avoid Helmet Hair (for Guys)

Many of us know that it is important to wear helmets when we ride our bikes. Bike helmets are a safety device designed to protect our heads in the event of an accident. They are also required by law in some countries and states. However, a consequence of wearing helmets is the discomfort of helmet […]


How to Raise the Handlebars on a Child’s Bike

As bikers, we know riding a bike is not just getting on, pedaling, and getting to the desired location. It’s far more than that. We have it in our blood, in our DNA. And as proof of this, we’d love our young ones to follow our steps. But, in order to achieve this, we must […]


How to Remove Rim Tape

What is Rim Tape? A and is meant to prevent the inner tube from getting punctured. It is usually made out of PVC or nylon. What is Rim Tape used for in a Bike? Rim tape offers enhanced protection for your bike tire’s tube. They can also be present in a tubeless tire but are […]


How to Lock A Bike In A Garage

It is worth recalling that while street theft gets all the attention, more than 40% of stolen bikes are pilfered from the owner’s home. This means that it is usually stolen from the front or rear garden, from a garage or a shed on the property, or inside the house or apartment. What can you […]


How to Install Bar End Shifters

Perhaps you plan on taking up biking as a serious hobby. You might even be planning to compete in an upcoming triathlon. Either way, bar-end shifters can help you transition into a more active lifestyle due to their enhanced ergonomic benefits. However, can be a bit tricky. Here’s how you can get started! What are […]


How To Carry Food On A Bike

Perhaps you woke up on a weekend morning to find the sun shining and the birds singing which thus inspired you to have a picnic after a bike ride in the countryside. You’re excited so you take the time to carefully prepare all the food from the appetizers to the desserts, only to realize you […]


How To Tighten A Ball and Socket Joint

Your bicycle is made up of several key components that must all seamlessly work together for you to ride smoothly. There are probably more than you can name yet some, like ball and socket joints, are featured more prominently and, therefore, are more pertinent than other parts. Although you may be far from a traditional […]


How To Store A Bike Lock While Riding

Introduction- Storing Your Bike Locks As a responsible bicycle owner in this day and age, there are a few accessories you need to keep in mind to maintain your ride. While most people’s first consideration might be what type of bike pump to buy in case you get a flat tire, yet your choice of […]

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