Category: Cycling Tips

Five Ways to Make Cycling Part of Your Daily Life

National Bike Month may be over, the time when we in the cycling industry go all-out to preach the gospel of pedal-powered bliss, but we believe that any month on the calendar qualifies as Bike Month! Hopping on a bike for

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Five Easy Fixes That Make a World of Difference

While March has most definitely come in and gone out like a lion for most of us this year, here’s hoping that springtime will quickly transform to lamb status. We’ve all been getting a bit stir-crazy this winter with the weather and

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Emergency Repairs 101: DIY Tire Boot

There was no doubt that yesterday’s Nashbar lunch ride would be a well-attended, spirited outing. The sun was shining and the temperature was above 70 degrees Fahrenheit for the first time in forever. It’s amazing, however, how quickly things can

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Fast Fixes: Tightening a Loose Headset

Have you ever experienced something a little bit off with the front-end handling of your bike? More specifically, is there shuddering/vibrations under front braking? A good place to investigate first is your headset, an often times forgotten but critical component

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Fast Fixes: Pedal Installation Made Easy

Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to become a more proficient bicycle mechanic? Being self-sufficient as a home bicycle mechanic is an admirable, practical goal to strive for and one of the many facets of knowledge to master is the

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