BMX, or Bicycle Moto-cross, is a fantastic sport that tons of people of all ages really love! Today is the perfect time to get into BMX, because the bikes, accessories, and prices have never been better than they are today.
But before we get too far into the technology, let’s figure out what kind of BMX rider you are, or want to be. Read on to find out!
Continue reading Teddy’s Ultimate BMX Newcomer’s Guide
Your bike was shifting great, braking instantly, and effortless to ride.
But that was 1000 miles ago. Now, those shifts aren’t so quick, and the brakes are making some noise–and not stopping you. You chain might’ve even popped off of the crank.
It’s time for a tune-up.
At Cycle Shack, we have a tried and true methodology for bike tuneups that we’ve employed on thousands of bicycles in southwest Florida. There are five key areas we seek to improve with every tune-up we do:
- Wheel performance
- Drive-train performance
- Brake performance
- Steering performance
- Aerodynamic performance
Curious as to how we do it? Read on. Only be prepared–when we tune a bike, we don’t cut corners. That means be prepared with the right tools. Read on to find out how!
Continue reading How to do a proper bike tune-up (and the tools you’ll need!)