Road Bicycle Maintenance Tips and Cleaning

Whether it’s a bicycle or some  other vehicle or gadget, if you want to use it for a longer period of time without performance issue, you must maintain it properly. Bicycle maintenance is a kind of work that every bicycle lover loves doing it enjoys the difference in performance of properly serviced ride. So lets check very few simple tips to keep your bike up to date.

First Spray it down with water to clean all the mud and dust from every and especially those small parts of bike where it’s difficult to clean, water will reach every corner and take those mud and dust out.

It’s time to clean one more time but now using soap or washing liquid, take the grease out from chain and breaks that usually builds up in every bike.

Clean the chain and rims, wipe it again  until it shines. Looks great isn’t it. !!!

Now It’s time for applying the lube on bike.

Applying the lube properly is important part, If you use too much lube on parts it will attract the dirt. Apply little and try how it works, wait for some time and let the chain absorb some than apply again if needed. Lube other parts and cables too.

Its time to check

After every cleaning or maintenance session always check the breaks, wipe the lube if it gets there. It’s good for safety.

Check every bolts with wrench, and if you find any of those loose, don’t over tight it.

Spin the tire and check if it wobbles you need to true  it.

Check your tire for cuts and cracks. It’s important if you want to ride your bike to long distance.

Check tire pressure, its too common and necessary. Set the pressure according to weather conditions. Keep the pump and extra tube with you in long trips.

After all your rides keep your bike inside your some or park in shade so remains safe from sun damage, even the humid conditions does more damage to bike than sun.

All these mentioned here are very basic and simple tips that anyone can apply to their best road bikes.

Thebicyclesguide is very useful source of information weather you want to  purchase a new bike or need tips related to cycling. so keep in touch that and other sources. If you want to enjoy your every ride, keep your bike up to date.