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How To Set Up Your Brake Levers (video)Your brake levers are the most important contact area on the bike. We show you how to dial your set up.gmbn.com
Muc-Off Indoor Training Kit ReviewAs the indoor miles buildup, it’s easy to forget how corrosive sweat can be on bike components.roadbikerider.com
Best long-sleeved cycling jerseys for autumn and spring ridingA long-sleeved cycling jersey is a riding wardrobe staple, providing protection against cooler temperaturescyclingweekly.com
Best winter cycling jackets for keeping warm on the bikeWarm and weatherproof clothing is often the difference that makes winter riding miserable or mega.cyclingweekly.com
How To Adjust Caliper Brakes by Performance Bicycle (video)Learn how and why to adjust caliper brakes on your bike.Performace Bike - Youtube
The 7 Best Bike Tool Kits – [2021 Reviews]Keep your bike tuned and ready to ride, we break down this year's top bike tool kits.outsidepursuits.com
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Six essential bike maintenance skills every cyclist should knowBike maintenance fixes to help you save on the cost of asking a professional mechanic.Roadcycling UK
How to Adjust Your Suspension on the Trailwith Rae Morrison, Liv Racing Enduro Athleteliv-cycling.com
Handlebar Height - How low is too low? (video)Many riders want to be more aggressive in their bar position, so how can we figure out what height is right for you?Bike Fit Advisor
Locate and Eliminate bicycle noise: clicks, clunks, rubbing, creaking (video)The title explains it all Tony Marchand
Bike Clicking When Pedaling (Video)Here are a few of the most common things to look for with a when we hear a click or ticking while pedaling.Youtube - Tony10Speed
How to Cut MTB Handlebars (video)Find the Right Width, and then Cut Your Bars!liv-cycling.com
Have you got knee pain cycling? It could be your cleats You need to make sure your cleats are set to allow you to be in the middle of your float.thebodymechanic.com.au
Fix a wobbly wheel for under $10You can pay for a new wheel, pay a local bike shop to fix your wheel, or “true” the wheel yourself.flatbike.com
Best road bike tires in 2021: everything you need to knowOur complete guide to what to look for when buying your new road bike wheels, including the type of rim, the material, and the depth you should go for.cyclingweekly.com
How to Adjust a Dropper PostDropper seat posts are crucial for allowing you to get low to build traction when riding rough downhill terrain, corners, and jumps.liv-cycling.com
Best Bike Saddles of 2021 (So Far)Bike seats for everyone: road racers, mountain bikers, endurance riders, bike tourers, leather lovers, commuters, and more.bicycling.com
How to Silence Common Bike NoisesSqueaks & Creaks: Solutions for a Quieter Bikeliv-cycling.com
The 10 Best Mountain Bike Shifters with Buying GuideUnderstanding the components of your mountain bike is important.mountainbikeslab.com
How to Repair a Broken Bike Chain (video)A broken or bent chain on your bike is super common, so knowing how to remove sections of your chain and reinstall it is a necessary skill to have.liv-cycling.com
How to Replace Handlebar Tape on a Road BikeReplacing handlebar tape is a step-by-step process, but it also requires a little finesse.liv-cycling.com
How To Select Mountain Bike TiresWhen it comes to riding off road, your tires play a huge role in performance.liv-cycling.com
Best clipless pedals: systems explained and the best models reviewed Here we look at some of the best clipless pedal systems available for cyclists cyclingweekly.com
How to adjust caliper bike brakes (video)Simple easy instructions for adjusting your V brakesPerformance Bike
How to Wash a Bike (video)How to wash every component on a bicycle, from the chain and drivetrain to the wheels to the frame.Park Tool
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I Ride All the Time, Why Can't I Lose Weight?Exercising regularly will make you fit, but you need a specific strategy if you want to actually lose fat. These 7 expert tips will help.bicycling.com
How to Fit a Road BicycleFeet, Saddle, Handlebars and Everything In Betweenbikefit.com
Brake Caliper Mounting & Adjustment - Linear Pull & V Brake (video)Learn how and why to adjust caliper brakes on your bikePark Tool
How to Adjust a Rear Derailleur – Limit Screws & Indexing (video)The majority of rear shifting problems can be solved with basic adjustments to the limit screws and index setting of the rear derailleur system.Park Tool
How to Replace a Chain on a Bike - Sizing & Installation (video)This video will walk you through each step of chain replacement, including checking & removing the old chain, sizing and routing the new chain, and connecting the chain using a connecting rivet or master linkPark Tool
Should you have float in your cleats?Find out which type of cleats should be bolted to your shoes, and whether or not you should have float.cyclingweekly.com
Sit Bones Width Measurement and Bike Saddle SelectionHow do you choose the right saddle? Sit bones measurement.bikefit.com
DIY bike fit: How to set up your bikeKeep it simple and save cashcyclingweekly.com
99% Of NEW Bikes Need These 5 Maintenance Tricks For Your SafetyWho would have guessed?Youtube video
The 11 Best Handlebar Tapes, Whether You're Riding On, Road or OffImprove grip, add comfort, and refresh your bike with these stylish bar wrapsbicycling.com
How to adjust your front and rear derailleurs (video)Although they seem complicated, getting your gears running properly is actually quite simplecyclingweekly.com
18 Essential Bike Tools You’ll Always Want to Have AroundYou don't need a lot of tools:you just need the right tools.bicycling.com
Bike Maintenance and Repair For Dummies Cheat SheetOnly Dummies who don’t do it should avoid this article.dummies.com
The Best Strength Exercises for CyclistsThese 8 exercises are the best way to gain strength you can use on the biketrainingpeaks.com
How to look after your road bike disc brakesMaintaining your disc brakes, including disc brake rotors, brake pads and brake bleedingcyclingweekly.com
How To Choose the Right Saddle5 Easy Steps to Prevent Saddle Discomfortliv-cycling.com
How to Use a Torque WrenchWhy You Want a Torque Wrench and How to Use It!liv-cycling.com
The One Bike Upgrade to Make in 2020CeramicSpeed, a company known for its sport ceramic bearings, has done considerable research into the efficienciesgearpatrol.com
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How To Select Road Bike TiresFollow these beginner tips for losing weight to stay safe, enjoy your workouts and start shedding pounds on the bike.liv-cycling.com
The “ABC′s” Bike Safety CheckNeglecting to perform a safety check could be a costly mistake.liv-cycling.com
Everything You Need to Know About Bike FitA PROPER BIKE FIT (DIY OR PRO) CAN MAKE YOU MORE COMFORTABLE AND EVEN FASTER ON THE BIKEbicycling.com
7 Easy Ways to Winterize Your BikeNeither snow, nor rain, nor gloom of night will stay you from your winter rides.bicycling.com
Track Your Bike MaintenanceA Simple Bike Maintenance Chart.bicyclehabitat.com
5 Ways You're Wrecking Your DrivetrainStop doing these things ‐ especially the ones you think are good for your bike ‐ if you want to prolong the life of your pricey parts.bicycling.com
Chain Maintenance #2Two Portland bike mechanics, Patrick Loftus of the Community Cycling Center, 1700 N.E. Alberta St., and Nate Engeman of River City Bicycles, 706 S.E. Martin Luther King Jr.oregonlive.com
Bike Maintenance 101Some tasks are more complex than others, but do not be discouraged, with the right tools and some patience, you are capable of keeping your bicycle rolling!instructables.com
Bike Maintenance BasicsBike maintenance is a wide-ranging topic, so in this article we start with the basics.rei.com
How to Use Bike Chain Lube to Keep Your Parts MovingYour guide to exactly where and how to lube your bike parts.bicycling.com
Chain Maintenance #1Tips to help keep you and your bike going, but two stood out.oregonlive.com