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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
How to set up cleats on cycling shoes (video)Getting your cleats set up correctly could help you avoid injury and even make you go faster - we tell you how it works.cyclingweekly.com
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
How to Convert Your Mountain Bike For the RoadRiding a mountain bike on the road may seem out of place, but it’s actually quite common.blog.mapmyrun.com
Sit Bones Width Measurement and Bike Saddle SelectionHow do you choose the right saddle? Sit bones measurement.bikefit.com
What’s That Noise? 10 Solutions For Common Bike Noisesblog.mapmyrun.com
Why Proper Cycling Posture Is Critical to PerformanceThe more comfortable you are on the bike, the more efficient you’ll be.blog.mapmyrun.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 (videos)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
How To Select Mountain Bike TiresGet a Grip: Choosing the Mountain Bike Tiresliv-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.https://www.bicycling.com/repair/a20008051/7-easy-ways-to-winterize-your-bike/
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