Tech Tips

We've seen a thing or two and are happy to share what we've learned.

  • A Quick and Dirty Guide to Rear Derailleur Adjustment
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    Nobody likes skipping gears, and being able to adjust yours quickly and easily will save you endless hours of headaches and frustration and queues at your local bike shop. It will however mean you’re one...

  • Replace or clean your Hollowtech II Bottom Bracket
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    While summer road miles can keep a bottom bracket singing for months on end, if you venture off the blacktop onto the dustier, muddier trails your BB is going to start kicking up a fuss...

  • Fix Disc Brake Rub
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    With discs becoming the norm on many bikes now it's easy to forget that, unlike the music of Fleetwood Mac, they are sometimes imperfect. They may offer greater stopping power, modulation, and wet weather performance...

  • Service Your Jockey Wheels
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    Until they go wrong you’d be forgiven for not giving your jockey wheels a second thought (unless you’ve upgraded to some fancy oversized ones for bonus bling points). They sit out of sight, doggedly keeping...

  • Avoid Seized Parts

    Winter and sometimes spring are hard on bikes. It’s tough to motivate yourself to give them a good wash after a ride when you’re wet and can’t feel your fingers, so parts often stay wet....

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