Taking Care of Your Bike
Mountain Bike Maintenance and Care Ok, so you've found your dream bike. After taking it for a few rides, especially some rough ones, the bike is going to take some hits. That's just what happens in an extreme sport like this. But don't worry: it's easy to keep your bike in great condition..
Provided here is an extensive list of the various tools and methods that will help keep your equipment in perfect shape at all times, for low cost and hassle.
How to Take Care of Your Bicycle's Chain and Deraileurs
Tools to Keep in the Garage:
Flat cone wrench
Screwdrivers (Philips and flat)
Pliers Tools to Bring on the Ride
Spare tire tub
Patches or spare pieces of rubber
Puncture kit Mountain Bike Cleaning
Warm water and sponge
WD-40 or other degreaser
Dirt Bike Riding Trips
A soft cloth to dry
Regular maintenance and cleaning of your bike is a great way to ensure that it stays in the same great condition as when you bought it. The fun part is getting it muddy, but cleaning and repairing it are just as important.
We recommend that before every serious ride you get out your tools and have a good look at your equipment. It may seem like a hassle at times, but the last thing in the world you want is to get to halfway down the mountain and something breaks or comes undone. Don't become a victim of unpreparedness: take care of your mountain bike and it'll take care of you.