maintenance

Cross Chaining: Do Not Go There

(CCN) What do we say to customers that question why their bicycle makes chain noise in first gear? “Just don’t go there.” That does sound rather ‘off-handed’, however, the fact remains, most bicycles are not meant to be shifted so that the condition of “cross-chaining” occurs. What is “Cross-Chaining?” Cross chaining...

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Specials: Off Season Bicycle Tune-ups at Circuit Cycle

FREE PICK-UP AND DELIVERY! (CCN) With temperatures dropping from November to March in Alberta, not many folks in Alberta are riding bicycles. For most, your trusty ride is hung in storage, while you nestle yourself indoors awaiting a new season. This is the time to have your bike serviced. With the...

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Bicycle Restoration, Better than New

June is Bicycle Restoration Month at Circuit Cycle. (CCN) You bought it a few years ago, rode it and liked it. Somehow it ended up leaning against the garage in the weather. Perhaps your trusty old bicycle lost a few spokes and you just can’t ride it. Maybe the chain is...

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Riding a “Big Box Store” bicycle?

What you do not know about bikes sold at the major chains CCN – There is a reason why a bicycle purchased at a dedicated cycle shop like Circuit Cycle ride easier than their “big box store” equivalents. It has everything to do with how the bicycle arrives on the sales floor....

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