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There's nothing worse than finding yourself on the road or trail with a break down or accident. To avoid such a situation, here are a few bicycle parts that should be checked every couple of weeks for damage and wear and tear:
• Look for loose nuts, bolts and spokes
• Clean and lubricate the chain
• Inspect your headset and wheels for wobbles
*Sometimes it really pays to keep a few spare bike parts on hand for quick home repairs.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|