TOP 5 – DIY BIKE MAINTENANCE SKILLS FOR A NEW CYCLIST

Regular maintenance is key to keeping your bicycle lasting longer, riding better, and also ensuring you have a safe ride. While the thought of servicing one’s bike can seem daunting, and can therefore put off the idea of DIY Maintenance altogether – these are quite simple to do and can be quite a stress-buster. Here are […]

TOP 5 COST-EFFECTIVE UPGRADES TO MAKE YOUR OLD BIKE FEEL NEW

As time passes, our bicycles inevitably become slower and less reliable than they used to be when we first bought them. Either the bike’s components have started to become unreliable, or you as a rider have simple grown bored of the same type of ride day in and day out. Sometimes just a spot of […]

INDOOR BICYCLE TRAINER MAINTENANCE & SERVICE

It’s quite a gratifying experience to be able to ride your bike indoors. Especially now, with the onset of the monsoons. Riding your bicycle indoors is also super convenient – you can get on it at any point in time; weather conditions or the time of day aren’t considerations anymore. There are so many advantages […]

DIY HOME MECHANIC SERIES –ABC QUICK CHECK

It’s important to keep your bike in tip-top working order, not only from a mechanical standpoint but also from a safety standpoint. Before each ride, make sure you conduct a quick series of checks to ensure your bike is ready and safe to ride. Use the “ABC Quick Check” to remind yourself of this inspection […]

TOP 5 DIY HOME MECHANIC SKILLS TO LEARN

As bike owners, we need to learn to take care of our bikes. That doesn’t simply mean taking your bike to the local bike shop for every issue you face. It’s better to have the basic know-how to work on your bike by yourself. We’re going to take you through what we think are the […]

DIY HOME MECHANIC SERIES – AIR FORK SETUP

MTBs are probably the most fun bikes to ride around trails or even in urban environments. If you’ve got an MTB with an air fork then you need to know how to set it up and take care of it. Air forks especially, require a certain level of knowledge on how to set up and […]

DIY HOME MECHANIC SERIES – MTB TUBELESS CONVERSION

Most MTB riders these days are shifting to the tubeless way of life. There’s no doubt that going tubeless has many advantages. But if you’re bike isn’t tubeless ready out of the box then you may think twice about going tubeless. Why? Because going tubeless the “right” way can be quite expensive. To go tubeless […]

DIY HOME MECHANIC SERIES – CABLE/HOUSING MAINTENANCE

We’ve all had times when our bike shifting and braking systems have acted up. Ever wondered why? Most of us keep on riding hoping that the problem will fix itself. In most cases, this isn’t going to happen. The good news is that it’s a relatively easy fix – one that you can do at […]

DIY HOME MECHANIC SERIES – FRAME AND PAINT CARE

We all like to keep things looking at their best. Especially our bikes. But reality is, that over the course of time, your precious paintwork will eventually get chipped, scratched and worn down due to usage. Thanks to modern engineering and technology, paint and frame quality is a lot better these days than it was […]

DIY HOME MECHANIC SERIES – DRIVETRAIN MAINTENANCE

Your bike’s drivetrain is made of a bunch of moving parts all working in harmony to provide you with smooth gear shifts and reliable performance. All these drivetrain components, especially the chain, are made to super-high tolerances – any changes in these tolerances can cause shifting issues. Having a clean drivetrain keeps your bike in good working […]