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By Jackie Strachan, Jane Moseley

Everyone's biking nowdays. urban streets are thronged with cyclists at the most recent cool motorcycles, and a growing number of folks are biking for enjoyable on the weekends. you could like to cruise the streets and lanes with the wind on your hair, yet might you be capable to repair your motorbike if it allow you to down? repair Your motorcycle is a brilliantly easy, fashionable and no-fuss method of getting you organized and again in your motorcycle very quickly. it is a visually gorgeous, simple and hands-on advisor to DIY motorbike upkeep and protection that does precisely what it says at the tin. by way of instructing you the fundamentals in undeniable phrases and easy, step by step directions you could easily simply get on with driving your motorcycle with no encouraging from now on bumps within the street. fast, effortless and informed, repair Your motorcycle is stuffed with shortcuts, tips and methods that every one cyclists should still comprehend to aid them come again (and stay) at the highway. clever and wonderfully illustrated, this ebook will relief and inspire you in all components of motorcycle upkeep - from puncture fix to apparatus care, brake-tightening to chain-fixing - this remarkable roadside significant other can assist you deliver out the simplest on your motorcycle.

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Headset for play and wear. □ Saddle is secure, won’t drop or tilt up down suddenly. □ Tyres for wear and stones/nails etc. embedded in the tread. □ Wheels for wobble and play. □ Wheel rims for wear. PLUS, KEEP AN EYE ON □ Cranks/bottom bracket for play and wear. □ Frame for cracks, bent tubes and other damage. □ Nuts and bolts for tightness (must be secure, but don’t overtighten, which could mess up the thread). □ Pedals for play and wear. □ Wheels for loose, bent or broken spokes. BRAKES With front and rear brake levers squeezed firmly, try to push the bike backwards and forwards.

On mountain bikes) are the same as on a car, so you can also use a car foot pump. Unscrew and remove the cap and press down and attach the pump, using any locking lever. To let air out, press the central pin inwards. Woods/Dunlop valve This third type of valve is sometimes found on older bikes. A cross between the Presta and Schrader, it can be inflated with a Presta pump. Inner tubes When buying a replacement, always check it’s the right size for your tyre. If you’re not sure, make a note of the markings on the tyre and ask at the bike shop, or take along the old tube.

Coaster brakes are fitted to rear wheels only and can take a little getting used to. Disc brakes were mostly used on mountain bikes as they work well in muddy conditions, but are now becoming more popular on other bikes. A metal disc (rotor) is attached to the wheel hub, and the brake pads squeeze together against the disc. Disc brakes are powerful and reliable but can be expensive. They can be operated by cable or a hydraulic system. SUSPENSION Many urban cyclists are perfectly happy riding a bike with no suspension.

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