How to Keep Your Bike Rolling                 

Do youhave everything to keep your bike rolling on the road? Here’s a list of useful items to keep your bike riding smoothly for a safer and more enjoyable biking experience.

Tips on how to fix and maintain your bike:

  • Air pump – Think about getting your own bike pump, especially for those times when you are biking away from home. You can either buy a frame pump that attaches to your bicycle, a mini pump that fits in your backpack or a floor pump that stays at home.
  • Patch kit - You may never use it, but a patch kit is helpful if a bike tire gets punctured.
  • Tools – When purchasing your bike, make sure you have some basic tools for making minor repairs such as a different wrenches and chain tools.
  • Roadside service – The Better World Club and AAA now offer bicycle roadside assistance in some Oregon cities. If you’re miles away from home and you get a flat tire or a bent wheel, they can provide you with the services you need to get you back on your way.

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