How to Protect Your Bike During Rough Weather

Great tips on how to protect your bike during cold weather.

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Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance

Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance
Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance
Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance
Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance
Crafted in Carhartt -- bike maintenance

It’s springtime, although it might not quite look like it yet. This strange mixture of rain, snow, and salt can take a toll on your bike. Here are a few tips for care and maintenance.

Keep it clean! After riding through the elements, clear all debris off your cycle– the sooner, the better. It will help prevent rust and ware. A buck of soapy water and a sponge will do just fine.
Keep all moving elements lubed. This is important. Don’t be cheap with this step. In the long run, lube will cost less than having to replace expensive bike parts. Be mindful not to over-lube. Keep track of the areas you’ve already tended to so you don’t do it twice.
When roads are wet, let a bit of air out of your tires. Lower tire pressure increases contact area between the street and your bike. This will give you…

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