Basic Bike Maintenance for the Whole Family

As you may have read, my husband is a real handy man when it comes to bikes. He's great at maintaining them, troubleshooting them and fixing things when they break. We thought it would be fun to do a post together for those of you who don't know too much about bike maintenance so that you and your kids rides can stay safe and run well for all of your weekend adventures and rides to school.

Things that you'll need to keep your ride running smoothly

1. WD40

2. Rag

3.Chain lube

4. Tire Pump

5. Allen keys / Hex wrenches

Well, there it is folks a few basic how to's to insure that your family stays safe on the roads and the trails. Remember, if there is anything that is beyond your scope of expertise take your ride into a local bike shop. Most shops are so helpful, they will have you back on your way in no time. A little maintenance goes a long way in keeping your equipment running smooth for a long time.