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Basics of bike maintenance

7 Feb Jose helping to fix my bike

One of the things that puts many people off cycling is fear of having a mechanical issue. However, it is easy to learn the basics of bicycle maintenance. I’ve rounded up a few key videos that will help you to learn the skills that you need.

    • fixing a puncture
    • how to do an M check etc
    • checking tyre pressure
    • replacing brake pads
    • wrapping bar tape
    • replacing a broken rear mech hanger
    • adjusting derailleurs
    • fixing a broken spoke
    • repairing a broken chain
    • replacing a brake cable

What’s the best bicycle maintenance tip that anyone has given you?