Tag: Repair Tips

Bikes / Posts - 1 year ago

Why are bearings important?

What are bearings? Bearings are highly engineered, precision-made components that enable machinery to move at extremely high speeds and carry remarkable loads with ease and efficiency.  The allow your pedals and cranks to rotate, wheels to roll, and...

Bikes / Posts - 2 years ago

What kind of chain lubricant do I need?

Last month we wrote about how to apply best apply lubricant to your chain.  This month we would like to talk to you about choosing the right product for your bicycle. Different riders need different lubricant… Every rider will get a cover a dif...

Bikes / Posts - 2 years ago

Proper Chain Maintenance

The modern bicycle chain is assembled out of a number of tightly toleranced small parts pressed together with precision machinery.  As you ride a bicycle the chain wears over time. This is referred to as “chain stretch” but it is a bit of a misnomer...