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Check Your Tires – Preseason Mountain Bike Checklist | Part 2

Hey everybody, Jans Expert Scott House here. We’re going to go through some quick steps for a preseason bike check. One of the most important interfaces on your bike is your wheels and tires. Give your tires and rims a good visual inspection Making sure your tires have adequate tread with no cuts or punctures. […]

How to Fix a Broken Chain – On-Trail Mountain Bike Repairs | Part 3

A broken chain can be a real bummer, but you shouldn’t let it wreck your day. Before you leave on your next ride make sure you have a master-link or quick-link specific to your chain and a chain tool in your pack. Its easiest to repair a broken chain with your bike laying down on […]

How to Fix a Flat Tire – On-Trail Mountain Bike Repairs | Part 1

A flat tire shouldn’t end your ride. Fixing a flat can become second nature with enough practice and some patience. First and foremost you’re going to need the right tools… So make sure you carry tire levers, a pump, a fresh tube or a patch kit. It’s best if you flip your bike upside down […]