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.
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.
During my years as a mechanic, probably the most commonly asked question was “what lube is best?” Not all chain lubes are created equal.
Poorly tuned gears can rob you of your energy and make a ride tougher. A few simple steps before you head out can ensure your derailleurs are lined up and working as they were designed to.