Not every bike is expensive or made of carbon, but every bike deserves a service…and a new inner tube now and then…
As a daily ride for its owner, I was expecting a straightforward tune-up when I received this Raleigh M-Trax 100 for servicing. But after giving it a good clean and a thorough check over as part of a General Service (which includes Striping the hubs, headset and bottom bracket, then greasing & lubricating before reassembling) Read more about Cycle Abuse[…]
After a headset and wheel hub service, new cassette, cables and bar tape, and a good oil and clean this Peugot racer was fit as a fiddle. The only downside was the stripped threads on the crank arms. As it was spinning freely and no play was detected, rather than damage the bottom bracket or Read more about Peugeot All Spick ‘n’ Span[…]
A customer delivered this Marin Palisades Trail Mountain Bike like the Rolling Stones (Dirty & Loose) and after Tune-Up and Headset services was returned like Booker T & The MGs (Clean & Tight). I have been practising the music references – it hasn’t helped.