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How to Replace a Chain

by Pedal Wrencher

Posted: 2016-04-16 at 16:38


When it comes time to replace your chain, you may be thinking, “Well, great, but…how?” Not to worry. Replacing a bicycle chain is actually not a very complicated job at all, especially if you still have the old chain (in other words, if you’re replacing your chain because it’s worn out, not because you’ve had a catastrophic failure while on a ride). In fact, you only need one tool for the job – a bicycle chain tool, pictured below, which you can get at any bicycle shop or through online retailers, too.

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Pedal Wrencher HowTo: How to replace a tire

by Pedal Wrencher

Posted: 2016-04-12 at 02:03


So you’ve gotten the text from Pedal Wrencher, and you’ve taken a look at your tires… Sure enough, it’s time to replace them. There’s a flat strip down the middle of each of them, and they’re just looking a little bit threadbare. Now you just have to figure out how to get the old ones off and put new ones on without popping your tubes. Follow these instructions, and you’ll be ready to roll in just a few minutes.

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How to Replace Bar Tape

by Pedal Wrencher

Posted: 2016-03-23 at 23:05


Replacing the bar tape on your road bike seems like it should be an easy task. You see the guys and gals at your local bike shop do it with ease, and it looks great every time. Then you try to do it yourself, and you end up with a huge mess that’s totally uneven and doesn’t even cover the whole bar. As you look at your tangle of bar tape, you begin to wonder, “Is it magic? Is it even possible?”

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The strava-powered check engine light for your bike.