Categories for Bike Repair

Bicycle Chain Maintenance

December 14, 2017 6:06 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Avid cyclists know that their bicycle’s chain is the most integral part of the bike’s drive train. They also know, however, that because of its important role in making your bike move, it is the most likely component to break or otherwise suffer damage. Dirt and gunk can quickly accumulate on the chain, causing it to degrade more rapidly, and potentially resulting in other maintenance problems for your cycle. Working with a provider of bike service in Naples, FL is the best way to determine an appropriate maintenance schedule for your cycle and establish good bike maintenance habits. There are a number of reasons why you should work extra hard to ensure that your chain is clean and properly maintained.... View Article

The Importance of Proper Wheel Maintenance

November 10, 2017 6:55 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Your bicycle can take you almost anywhere. Whether you like to enjoy long weekend rides or you take your bike to work every day to cut down on gas costs, you want to be sure that you are getting the best performance possible out of your bicycle, and this includes visiting a bike shop in Naples, FL for regular maintenance. Regardless of how long you have been riding your bike, it’s likely that you have heard about some of the terms that cyclists and shops throw around—even if you aren’t quite sure what they mean. For example, wheel truing is a popular practice that is an important aspect of wheel maintenance. It’s important that you learn a thing or two... View Article

Getting Your Bike Ready for Fall: A Simple Checklist

October 3, 2017 1:53 am Published by Leave your thoughts

What’s the best thing about fall in Florida? All your favorite outdoor activities become much more bearable, including bike riding! Naples has some wonderful bike trails with great views, but getting out on your bike in Florida’s summer heat can be unbearable. Now, with temperatures dropping as we head into October, bicyclists are heading out to their favorite bike routes in droves. If you’re a local biking enthusiast, you already know what we’re talking about and probably can’t wait to hit your favorite bike trail. But before you do that, you’ll want to make sure that your bike is ready. To help you accomplish this, here’s a simple bike inspection checklist to get your bike ready for fall: Lubricant: Just... View Article