Main­te­nance – Ad­just your sad­dle

Keep your mechs clean and well oiled and they’ll re­ward you with bet­ter shift­ing. Here’s how…

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How to make sure your perch is in the per­fect po­si­tion.

Shunt­ing a greasy chain up and down the cas­sette or chain­rings, your de­railleurs have a tough old life. To make mat­ters worse, they ex­ist di­rectly in the fir­ing line of spray com­ing off the wheels, so it’s no sur­prise that they have a ten­dency to get gunked up. That’s why it’s good prac­tice to give them the oc­ca­sional scrub and lube. Keep­ing yours clean and mov­ing freely will ex­pand their ser­vice life and help en­sure you never miss a shift. Here’s how...

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