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


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.


Your bike needs to stretch before a ride, too

March 30th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

If your bike has new cables ensure the shifting is smooth by taking care to let the cables settle in


Replacing a cassette and chainrings

January 28th, 2018 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance | No Comments »

How to keep the toothiest parts of your bike in top shape


Get your bicycle’s shifting in-line

November 26th, 2017 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, Spotlight | No Comments »

How to diagnose, and fix, issues that garble your gears


How to get your bike really clean

November 5th, 2017 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, Spotlight, Training Guide | 5 Comments »

Tools and techniques that will turn your grubby machine pristine


Misadventures of a DIY bike mechanic

November 4th, 2017 by Canadian Cycling Magazine | Posted in Maintenance, Spotlight | 1 Comment »

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