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The ABCs of your Bike

Over on Bikeroo in TO, BikingToronto member Bikeroo has written a good how-to post on doing frequent quick checks on key parts of your bike to make sure you keep rolling:

A gunky, kinked or rusty chain can slow down your pedalling efficiency and cause excess wear on your drive train. Lubricating your bike frequently can help keep your chain happy (avoid using WD40 since it leaves your chain dry). For best results, clean your chain, gears, chain rings and derailleurs with degreaser then lubricate.

A rusty bike is an unhappy bike

Read the full post: The ABCs of your Bike

(cross-posted to the Main Blog)

Posted: March 30th, 2010
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2 Comments on “The ABCs of your Bike”

  1. 1 From The Blogs: The ABCs of your Bike | Biking Toronto said at 3:00 pm on March 30th, 2010:

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