Tag: bicycleparts

Road Bike Maintenance : How to Inflate your Road Bike Tires

Because proportionately the tires are so much smaller on road bikes, a few PSI of pressure is a lot more important. So, 99% of all road bikes, use the Presta-style valve, which you may or may not have on your mountain mike. But, as a general rule, the way they work is you unscrew that […]

Road Bike Maintenance : Learn Road Bike Gearing Tips

Like we want on a mountain bike, we have a choice of several different size ranges for both our smallest cog and largest cog on a road bike. If you’re used to mountain biking, you probably want to go with one of the larger available sizes. In this specific case, for the Shimano nine speed, […]

Road Bike Maintenance : Create a Road Bike Checklist

Because we’re not usually out hitting jumps and riding through stream crossings and riding over logs and rocks on our road bikes it’s easy to forget that even under general use they need regular maintenance. I’m kind of afraid to say that my personal road bike right here doesn’t see the sort of maintenance that […]

Mountain Bike Maintenance : Change the Stock Tires on a Bike

There are a few reasons you might want to change the tires that come stock on your bike. One reason is, the tires that come stock on most bikes are a little bit heavier and not quite as high performance as tires that they sell after market. Some brands, expect the same sort of tires […]

Mountain Bike Maintenance : Remove Tires from Mountain Bikes

Knowing how to change a tire is a pretty useful trick and tip when it comes to being a mountain biker. Because, I mean, changing tires for preference is the same as changing tires when you get a flat. So, it’s always good to be prepared and know how to do this. With this specific […]

Mountain Bike Maintenance : Remove Bicycle Pedals

So if you are a versatile rider that ride both flat pedals and the clip less pedals you find that you sometimes want to change you pedals back and forth or if you buy a new set of pedals how do you install new pedals. So this bike right here has clip less pedals on […]

Road Bike Maintenance : Learn the Parts of a Road Bike

Although visually, on first glance, road bikes seem to be completely different beasts than mountain bikes, there’s really quite a few similarities in the way that you operate them and the way that you work on them. One similarity is that they all use quick release wheels, just like you’d have on the rear wheel […]

Mountain Bike Maintenance : Deflate a Bicycle Tire

Knowing how to change a tire is a pretty useful trick and tip when it comes to being a mountain biker because changing tire for preference is the same for changing tires when you get a flat. So it always good to be prepare and know how to do this. With this specific tire and […]

Mountain Bike Maintenance : Tips for Bicycle Seats

Something you can quickly and inexpensively change, make or break the sport of cycling is your seat. There are you know seats that suit every price demand from $20 to $220. A more advance high in fancier more expensive seat has things like titanium rails instead of steel rails, the base is made out of […]