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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