Tag: 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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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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