bike maintenance

A Little Maintenance Goes a Long Way

Regular riding is great for your body, but can be hard on your bike and gear! While our steeds are built to take a beating, treating them right along the way will help you get more consistent performance and a smoother ride while on the road or trail. Below is a simple guide to help you stay on top of the simplest maintenance tasks which can have a big impact on your bike’s wear and tear.

Every Day Before You Ride

Give those tires a squeeze! If they feel soft, you better check your pressure and see if you’ve picked up any thorns and punctures on your last ride. If you’re riding tubeless, pulling out the thorn/nail/whatever and spinning your wheel should allow the puncture to seal back up. Don’t forget to top off your sealant every 4-6 months depending on your climate.

Optimal Bike Tire Pressures:
Road Bike: 100-120 psi
Mountain: 30-50 psi
Hybrid: 50-70 psi

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