How To Measure BMX Handlebars

How To measure BMX Handlebars

How to measure BMX handlebars is one of the most overlooked factors that can either make or break your riding experience. Size doesn’t matter? Well – whoever told you that, has clearly never attempted a bar spin in mid-air on a BMX bike. Choosing the incorrect measurements, material and strengthening processes of handlebars could result in a not-so-comfortable …

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How To Install A Bike Chain Tensioner on a BMX

Bike Chain Tensioner

A bike chain tensioner keeps your chain aligned and tight. It also keeps the rear wheel from sliding forward and as a result, reducing the chain tension. A bike chain tensioner will keep your rear wheel aligned and in place. It also maintains the right tension in your chain, which is what you want if …

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What Does Bike Tire TPI Mean

what is bike tire tpi

What Does Bike Tire TPI Mean Bike Tire TPI stands for Threads Per Inch. This is the thickness of the thread and the number of times the nylon thread in the side wall of the tire crosses one square inch of the tire casing. Tires are such an important part of your bike, and often, …

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When To Replace Mountain Bike Tires

when to change mountain bike tires

Mountain bike tires are not cheap so it’s important that you know when it’s the right time to invest into some new rubber. Tires are one of the most important parts of a bike and they play a big part in keeping the rider safe, giving them comfort and also speed when riding. Tires on …

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Bar Ends

mountain bike bar ends

Bar ends are extensions that attach to your handle bars on your bicycle. There are different types of bike bar ends that you can get, for example slide on ends, which will attach to your bars, but can be removed quickly and easily.  Types Of Bar Ends There are also bolt on versions. This type …

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Bike Chain Skips When Pedaling Hard

bike chain keeps falling off

Of all the possible issues that could occur when out for a ride, anything to do with the drivetrain tends to terrify cyclists the most.  A flat tire is easy enough to diagnose and fix, but what happens when it comes to your bike chain skipping between gears while you’re riding, or shifting twice instead …

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Mountain Bike Handlebar Width: How Wide And Why?

mountain bike handlebar width fit

Mountain bike handlebar width is one of the most important factors to consider and, getting it wrong may change your entire ride quality significantly. You’ve heard the age old saying, “Look mom, no hands!” Well, while we don’t recommend this, we especially don’t recommend riding with the incorrect mountain bike handlebars, because you may as …

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