Learn the basics of bike maintenance


  • Routine maintenance can make a world of difference when you’re bicycling.
  • I found that out the other day when I wondered why my commute was so sluggish. It was low air pressure in the tires. It made riding slow and difficult. Adding the right air pressure increased the efficiency of the bike and it was a lot more pleasant.
  • Anyway, REI in Boise is sponsoring a Bike Maintenance Basics clinic from 5  to 6:30 p.m. May 8 at the store located at
  • The class will teach you how to lube a chain, fix a flat tire in record time and make other minor adjustments to your bicycle. No experience is necessary and you don’t need to bring your bike to the class.There are still openings left. You have to register. Go HERE

Photo by Pete Zimowsky/Idaho Statesman


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