Maintenance and Repair on Tires and Wheels
Slime tube sealant
Have you used Slime tube sealant? What's your opinion? Share your thoughts with others or hear their experiences.
Slime tubes and Slime sealant - Does it work?
Slime tubes and Slime sealant are advertised as helping to fill punctures and seal leaks. Do you use Slime, and has it helped you avoid flats?
Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use?
Schrader valves vs. Presta valves - what do you use? Find out what other cyclists prefer or offer your own opinion on the matter.
How to Change a Flat Tire
The first and most basic bicycle repair is how to fix a flat tire. Sooner or later, you will get a flat when out riding. It’s as certain as death and taxes. The directions in this article show you how to fix a flat and avoid a nice long walk back home.
How to Patch an Inner Tube
This article tells how to patch an inner tube from a bicycle tire.
Simple Steps to Avoiding Flat Tires
Avoiding flat tires on your bicycle is one of the main concern riders have. Learn here how you can do simple things to prevent flat tires on your bike.
Maintaining Proper Air Pressure in Your Tire - How Glamorous!
Keeping the right amount of air in your tires is one of the most important (and most frequently overlooked) aspects of basic bicycle maintenance. Properly inflated tires make your ride easier and protect you and your bike. Find out more here about keeping proper air pressure.
CO2 cartridges - Do you use CO2 cartridges to inflate your tires?
Do you use CO2 cartridges to repair flat tires when you ride? Share your experiences using CO2. Is it something that you find more helpful or a nuisance?
Bike Spokes - An Important Part of Your Wheels
Bike spokes are the quiet parts of your bike. They don't move or draw much attention, but they're very important to your ride being safe and comfortable. Find out all about your bike spokes here.
Common Bike Spoke Problems
Bike spokes are pretty simple, and there's not much that can go wrong with them. But you can still have problems from time to time if you aren't watching. Find out all about potential problems with your bike spokes here.
Bike Spoke Maintenance
Bike Spokes typically don't require a lot of maintenance. But here's what to look for in regular inspections of your wheels to make sure your spokes are in proper working order and your wheels are true
Bike Tire Photos
This is a collection of bike tire photos - from racing tires to tires for mountain bikes, cruisers and everything else.
Buy Bike Tires
Buying a bike tire shouldn't be too complicated. But there are lots of variables. Width, tread, diameter, material, etc., are all factors that affect performance and durability. Here's what you need to know when buying bikes tires.