Dust off your ride with this easy 8-step spring tune-up

March 20th, 2016 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in Maintenance, Spotlight | No Comments »

Lennard Zinn, the author of Zinn and the Art of Road Bike Maintenance, has some tips you can use to tune up your bike this spring.


Setting your mountain bike’s pneumatic suspension

March 9th, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

A mountain bike’s suspension will help you navigate the rocks, roots and drops on your favourite run of singletrack—if that suspension is dialed properly, that is.


Drivetrain care: Keep your ride as smooth as the day you bought your bike

March 2nd, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in 1.2, Maintenance, News | No Comments »

After a cold, wet winter you can’t wait to get out on your bike. The only problem is, the roads are still wet, it’s raining and your baby is making a horrible grinding noise.


Torque wrenches: The essential tool for all mechanics

February 17th, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, News, Training Guide | No Comments »

If you don’t have the right tools, be prepared for the performance of your ride to suffer, or worse, manufacturers denying your warranty claims due to poor maintenance


Quick-tip video: Seat bag basics

February 10th, 2016 by Dan Dakin | Posted in Gear Reviews, Maintenance, Video | No Comments »

Seat bags – or at least the contents they hold – can be the difference between a good day on the bike and a horribly frustrating one.


Winter Cleaning – Show your bike some TLC

February 3rd, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in 1.6, Maintenance | No Comments »

There is nothing worse than getting a beautiful day at the end of the winter that feels like spring, but your bike is in too rough of shape to ride.


Cyclocross bike maintenance – cantilever brakes

January 27th, 2016 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in 3.5, Maintenance, News, Training Guide | No Comments »

Adjust your cantilever brakes.