Blog Category: Maintenance

Top Cycling Maintenance Tips From Ernie Feargrieve
31 August 2017

Top Cycling Maintenance Tips From Ernie Feargrieve

In this blog I have been lucky enough to get some tops tips from none other than Ernie Feargrieve, whom for the past 19 years has worked for the British Cycling Team, where he is currently the head mechanic.

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25 August 2017

Cycling Nuts and Bolts:Getting the torque right

With carbon frames and carbon parts, combined with light weight nuts and bolts, it’s very important to make sure they are at the right torque, to prevent over tightening, which can lead to damage.

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6 Expert tips for maintaining your bike
7 August 2017

6 Expert tips for maintaining your bike

Invest a little time in maintaining your bike and you will be rewarded.

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Cycling Top Tips: PowerLinks
27 March 2017

Cycling Top Tips: PowerLinks

PowerLinks are an essential bit of kit for most seasoned cyclists, and have undoubtedly saved thousands from issues over the years.

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Buyers Guide to Second-hand Carbon Wheels
27 March 2017

Buyers Guide to Second-hand Carbon Wheels

Carbon wheels not only make your bike look the part, but make your bike go faster.

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Buyers Guide To Scooter Tyres
5 August 2016

Buyers Guide To Scooter Tyres

How big are yours?

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Scooter Maintenance: What is a torque wrench?
5 May 2016

Scooter Maintenance: What is a torque wrench?

According to an online dictionary, torque is "something that produces or tends to produce torsion or rotation; the moment of a force or system of forces tending to cause rotation.

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Tubeless Vespa Wheels
8 April 2016

Tubeless Vespa Wheels

If like me you're still riding around on an old Vespa, complete with 2-stroke engine and a manually operated gearbox, then tubeless tyres may not mean much to you.

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24 December 2015

Keep your bike clean through those winter months

Cleaning your bike in the winter is a pain, but if you don’t keep on top of it then in the long term it will cost you! Your chain and cassette will wear out much quicker due to the wet roads and dirt.

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Vespa GTS exhaust gasket replacement
7 October 2015

Vespa GTS exhaust gasket replacement

Although the Vespa GTS is a fantastic long distance mile-munching scooter it still has the odd weak spot.

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30-minute maintenance – part 1: Lambretta oil change
5 August 2015

30-minute maintenance – part 1: Lambretta oil change

Keeping your scooter on the road needn’t be a chore, or too expensive as long as you keep your eye on the basics.

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Bike care
12 June 2015

Bike care

Keeping your bike clean and tidy not only protects it from corrosion but also helps to make it more valuable when you come to sell it.

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