- Published: Tuesday, 24 July 2012 20:02
- Written by Staff
Former Elite Racer Says Small Unattended Issues Become Big Problems
essential Bicycle Maintenance & Repair
Cyclists should follow the lead of successful bicycle mechanics by properly maintaining their bikes before and after each ride to prevent major problems from occurring. "Small, easily addressed issues can develop into dangerous and expensive failures if left unattended," says Daimeon Shanks, a former elite-level racer and mechanic for Garmin-Transitions ProTour cycling team and the U.S. national cycling team. "In about the time it takes to down a postride espresso at your local coffee shop, you can give your bike the same attention that the pros bikes receive after each race."