7 easy ways to keep your water bottle clean this summer

June 23rd, 2019 by Terry McKall | Posted in Health+Nutrition, Maintenance, MTB | No Comments »

How to make a gross bottle sparkle again


A quick cable inspection for your bicycle

June 23rd, 2019 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

A little bit of attention can have a big effect on the quality of your ride


The do’s and don’ts of bringing your bike to the mechanic this spring

March 22nd, 2019 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in Maintenance | 1 Comment »

Building a good relationship with your mechanic and local bike shop


Getting your bike out of hibernation

March 17th, 2019 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Bikes+Frames, Maintenance | No Comments »

No matter the condition you find your bike in spring, these tips will get your whip ready to ride


5 essential tools for the new home bicycle mechanic

March 11th, 2019 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, News | No Comments »

Expand your wrenching abilities with these instruments


Shifting off? It may be your derailleur hanger

September 1st, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

No matter how good you are at adjusting or maintaining your drivetrain, a bent derailleur hanger means you’ll likely never get your rear derailleur shifting just right.


How to size a chain correctly

July 15th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

Keep your drivetrain working at its best with the right length of links


How to fix a creaky bike

June 17th, 2018 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

If your bike is making undesirable noises, these parts that require tightening, greasing or cleaning could be the culprit.


Get a handle of your headset

May 16th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

You’ll improve your bike’s steering and braking


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

April 8th, 2018 by Philippe Tremblay | Posted in Maintenance | 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.