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Tips on How to Choose Handlebars HOVSCO
One of the easiest components on your bicycle to overlook is the handlebar. It is not necessary to stick with the bar that comes with your bike. Switching to a different handlebar can often have a measurable effect on your...
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How to Choose the Most Suitable Saddle? HOVSCO
A bike's saddle (seat) cannot be overstated. It doesn't have to be a pain in the buttocks to ride your bike. There are a variety of saddles on the market designed to suit different body types and riding styles.Choose a...
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How to Choose the Right Grip and Strap? HOVSCO
Three parts of your body touch your bike: the pedals, the seat, and the handlebars. The last of these points is arguably the most noticeable since it's right in front of you, and you're constantly putting pressure on your hands...
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Ebike Equipment for Touring with Kids HOVSCO
Children's age, weight, and comfort level with riding a bike determine the best mode of transportation for them on a bike tour. Consider the following options: Child bike seats The majority of child bike seats attach to the back of...
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How to Adjust Your Bike's Mechanicals HOVSCO
It will take some time for you and your bike to get over that initial awkward stage, just like any new relationship. Prepare for a few mishaps early on, but also learn how to fix them or avoid them entirely....
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Watch Out for These Clean Chain Issues HOVSCO
Tight Links The links no longer bend smoothly. You can spot them by pedaling your chain slowly backwards and watching the way each link passes through the tight turns of your rear derailleur.Most arise from dirt or corrosion between link...
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How Do Throttle and Pedal Assist Work? HOVSCO
Electric bikes are great because you can choose to work out if you want, or you can just relax and enjoy the ride. An electric bike gives you options that a regular bicycle does not. An electric bike allows you...
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Differences Between Rim Brakes and Disc Brakes HOVSCO
Even the most speed-obsessed cyclist would agree that what goes forward has to stop (preferably under control). Knowing the differences between types of bike brakes can help you select the option that's right for your riding style.There are four types...
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3 Quick Tips To Prevent Ebike Corrosion HOVSCO
With a little preparation and care, you can ride through the winter worry-free.Here are our top tips to prevent corrosion: 1. Keep your bike clean Maintaining your bike's cleanliness is key to preventing corrosion. Depending on how often you clean...
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