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1/5/2014 9:02 PM
Edited Date/Time: 1/5/2014 9:02 PM

how do you tune up your bike to make it feel nice and new again?
just add your tips
i'll start:
-tighten and oil your chain
-add psi to tires
-put some fresh new stickers on it

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1/5/2014 9:39 PM

Clean it.

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1/5/2014 10:07 PM

File all sharp edges on pegs which has become a habit for me every few weeks, pop the seals on the bearings to re-grease them which is every few months, grease up my chain every few months, fully relube/re-grease my chain once a year, pump up my tire every 1-2 months, Sharpie any scratches all the time.

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1/5/2014 10:29 PM

Regrease all threads each year.

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1/5/2014 10:32 PM

This might be the only legit thread you've ever made, but you're still a troll.

-re-grease my bearings
-re-lube driver, I do this almost every time I have my wheel off & do it a very special way I've found out that works great for Primo Mix/Cult Match cassettes.
-Clean & re-lube chain
-tighten things that may be loose
-true wheels/tighten up spokes
-CLEAN IT! It's amazing how much better you feel riding a nice, clean bike

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1/5/2014 10:37 PM

New bar ends. Mine just get so messed up.

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1/6/2014 5:21 AM

I don't do shit for maintenance besides fixing flats and pumping my tires


I just regreased my cranks for the first time ever like 2 months ago

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1/6/2014 6:21 AM

Clean everything, true wheels, adjust brakes and lube cables when I have em on, air tires when they need it (usually every few weeks) snug bolts, lube threads any time I take anything off, INSPECT IT WEEKLY WHEN I RIDE IT.

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1/6/2014 4:08 PM

disassemble and grease all parts like once a year
minor greasing bi-monthly because of my coaster

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1/6/2014 4:25 PM

put air in the tires if they need them

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1/6/2014 4:51 PM

Basic , quick and simple . Makes your bike dialed

Straighten back wheel / tighten chain
Re-align stem/handlebars , and tighten them so they don't come loose
Tighten loose sprocket , tighten cranks
Pump tires up

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