Like any machine, a bike will work better and last longer if you care for it properly. Get in the habit of checking your bike regularly - simple checks and maintenance can help you have hassle-free riding and avoid repairs.
It is important that you learn the basics and have to hand a small number of essential tools such as the following:
If in any doubt, your local bike shop mechanic can help you service your bike properly at reasonable cost.
If you would like to learn more, we offer a cycle maintenance training course - more information here
NEW - we now have a series of cycle maintenance videos which will be added to over time - check them out here.