Maintaining Your Bike

Maintaining Your Bike

This section provides some basic videos created on how to work on your bike right at home.


                                                                    Image Source: Aaron Kuehn

 Common Tasks to Learn

In Order of Relative Difficulty

Saddle Height and Fit

Brake Adjustments: Road

Brake Adjustments: Mountain

Fixing a Flat

Derailleur: Rear

Derailleur: Front

Wheels: Truing

Full Maintenance Movie: Covers Everything

If you need more information on a part try reviewing a complete list of Bike Parts.


Miscellaneous Skills


Other Helpful Sites

  • Sheldon Brown – a nearly endless resource for maintenance, riding intelligently, part choices, and bike facts.
  • Care Exchange – Maintaining your Bike 101