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Bike Frames

Modern Bicycle Frames – The History of Frames Transformation

Today, innovation continues as quickly as we can write about it. Aluminum has found a place as the most common material for frame construction, thanks to its balance of weight, strength, and relatively low cost. Manufacturers have developed techniques for varying the diameter, wall thickness, and shapes of the tubing to put stiffness where it […]
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How to Maintain Your Bicycle Frame

How to Maintain Your Bicycle Frame

Now that you’re fitted correctly to your machine and you understand its design and function well than ever before, what maintenance can you perform to ensure the long life of your bike’s frame? A lot more than you might think. See more: Basic Principles Of Bicycle Maintenance And Repair Kicking corrosion Besides accidents, the greatest enemy […]
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How to Install Shift Levers on a Bicycle

How to Install Shift Levers on a Bicycle

How you install your shift levers is largely dependent on what type of shift levers you’ve chosen to suit your bike and your needs. This is especially so on road bikes. Mounting shifters on your mountain bike generally just involves sliding the grips and sometimes the brake levers off the handlebar, moving the shifters into […]
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How To Adjust Your Bicycle Suspension

How To Adjust Your Bicycle Suspension

As we said before, if you own a suspension bike or added a suspension component to your bike, you probably received a manual explaining basic adjustment and maintenance requirements. If not, contact the manufacturer and request one. This is important—there are so many different types of suspensions available that you must follow the manufacturer’s recommendations […]
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A Touching Experience

Bicycling While Growing Old – A Touching Experience

On a clear day, airline passengers flying across the country for the first time have a wondrous experience, as hypnotic views of the land several miles below slide by. But at the same time that they are afforded beautiful vistas of mountains and plains, lakes and deserts, and miniaturized cities and towns, they miss some […]