If you got a bike chain with mushroom riveted chain pins also known as peened, do not reuse the pins after you break the chain!
You could use a quick link / master link
Always have a spare rear derailleur with you in case you crash! Tip of the day!
A rear derailleur hanger is for a multi speed bike and attaches directly to the bike fram
Store your spare bike tube in your bike's rear triangle between the seat stays and brake bridge of the bike frame! Tip of the day weekend edition!
Use a zip lock pl
The 5 types of flat tires on a bike!
1. Snake bite pinch flat
3. Sidewall damage
5. ??? Valve leak, spoke poke, rim rip...
If your bike tube
This week on Ask GCN Anything, we answer more of your cycling questions including: Is a powermeter worth it? How do I stay fresh when commuting? And more...
Make a carbon fiber bike can for storage in a spare water bottle cage!
Materials: Carbon fiber vinyl film (12" wide roll), tennis ball can (4 ball size; 1 liter), w
Reminder: Do a bike check! A well maintained bike is a happy bike!
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I fixed the handlebar noise on my bike heard when climbing out of the saddle and pulling on the handlebars.
What specifically did I do?
1. Removed the handlebars to che
Got a flat tire today! Slow leak from a tiny pin hole.
I was able to ride home because I was nearby and it was my front tire not the back (more weight on the back makes
How to convert your bike to single speed!
The basic steps are…
1. Remove bike chain with chain tool
2. Remove shift cables and housings
3. Remove derailleurs
Is it important to match the correct bike tube size with proper bike tire size? Yes, kinda.
Your mileage may vary, but you can cheat a little by installing a tube one si
I have had generally excellent experiences purchasing internet bikes, but not without some bad experience.
Bike fit must be done with an online calculator. The most impo
I removed the wheel decals from my bike and it was a laborious time consuming process.
Here is what I did.
1. Peel off the decal stickers with my fingertips and pull ha
What is a good fender or mudguard?
Full coverage, rigid install, adjustable, stainless steel hardware, nothing sharp, quick release clips on the front fender.
Fit is im
Why do cyclists hate saddle bags?
Is it the rubbing, the rattling, the look?
Let me know in the comment section below!
Video - Spare Bike Tube In Rear Triangle Tip Of