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Regular Maintenance Suggestions

Ride Smoother & Longer

Pedal Power recommends you perform the following maintenance on your bicycle in between your visits to the Service Department.

Road

  • Air tires every ride
  • Lube chain and cables once a month or if noisy
  • Service bike annually and have it checked a couple times a season

Gravel

  • Air tires every ride
  • Replace tire sealant every 6 months or when dry
  • Lube chain and cables once a month or if noisy
  • Service bike annually and have it checked a couple times a season

Mountain

  • Air tires every ride
  • Check air pressure in suspension every ride
  • Check wheel true and spoke tension every ride
  • Replace tire sealant every 6 months or when dry
  • Lube chain and cables twice a month or if noisy or excessively dirty
  • Service front and rear suspension every 50-100 hours
  • Service suspension bearings, brakes, and dropper post annually as recommended by the manufacturer 
  • Tune bike annually and have it checked twice a season

Hybrid

  • Air tires once a week 
  • Lube chain and cables once a month
  • Tune annually and have it checked at least 1 other time a year

Kids

  • Air tires once a week
  • Lubed chain and cables once a month
  • Tune annually and have it checked at least 1 other time a year

BMX

  • Air tires before every ride to minimize risk of pinch flats
  • Squeeze spokes to check tension and true every ride
  • BMX bikes take a lot of abuse and should be tuned twice a year
  • Lube chain and brake cables once a month

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