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Welcome to our “How To” section. We have filmed this series of short “How To” videos to show you how to look after your bike and what is involved in some of the more technical aspects of general bike maintenance. We hope you find them useful.


  1 How to choose and size the right bike for you 11 How to repair a chain
  2 How to set up a bike 12 How to adjust brakes
  3 How to check your bike before you ride 13 How to adjust disc brakes
  4 How to set up your bike when it arrives by mail order 14 How to clean your bike
  5 How to change an inner tube 15 How to adjust a headset
  6 How to fix a puncture 16 How to set up suspension
  7 How to fix a buckled wheel 17 How to remove suspension for servicing
  8 How to adjust gears - front 18 What does a suspension service involve
  9 How to adjust gears - rear 19 What does a Stage 1 service involve
  10 How to install cables 20 What does a Stage 2 service involve



There is nothing better than riding your bike in glorious sunny weather, to ensure you have a great experience in the saddle your bike should be in tip top condition.  This would usually mean taking it into a store to have it serviced by a qualified mechanic.  However, with some basic tweaking, cleaning and oiling services become less frequent, saving you money and time for riding!

Click here to find out more about Fix It cycle maintenance classes.

This story was last updated on 26/03/2014

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