Bike & Kit: Maintenance

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How to wash your bike in 5 minutes

Cleaning your bike after every ride should become part of your routine to keep it running smoothly. Here are some tips on how to clean your bike quickly and effectively.  

Published on: 17/06/2017

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How to degrease and lube your chain

Cleaning and lubricating your bike chain is an essential but often neglected maintenance routine. Here our Great Britain Cycling Team mechanic guides you through the routine.

Published on: 17/06/2017

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How to change an inner tube

Being able to change an inner tube and fix a puncture is a skill every cyclist should possess. Great Britain Cycling Team mechanic Marc Yates gives you a step by step demonstration.

Published on: 13/01/2016

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How to index your bike gears

Great Britain Cycling Team mechanic Marc Yates gives you a step by step tutorial to indexing your gears.

Published on: 15/06/2017

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How to replace and adjust brake pads

How to replace your brake pads with Great Britain Cycling Team mechanic Marc Yates.

Published on: 13/01/2016

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Cervélo Carbon Mythbuster

Although now a ubiquitous bike frame material, carbon still has its sceptics and myths about its fragility still abound. Who better to sort myth from fact than Richard Matthews, composite engineer at Cervélo, elite road and track bike partner to the Great Britain Cycling Team.

Published on: 09/04/2014

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