Keeping your bike clean and well lubricated will ensure it runs smoothly, quietly and correctly and should save you money in the long run by lessening wear and tear on the drivetrain components in particular.
Never is caring for your bike more important than in poor weather and when you’ve ridden through rain or particularly dirty or dusty conditions, but it should become part of your routine all year round. If you leave dirt to build-up on your bike parts can wear out much quicker and other issues can go unnoticed.
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While we like to think we’re a nation of cyclists here at Ribble, our latest YouGov poll suggests people could do with a bit more encouragement when it comes to getting on their bikes for the daily trip to work. Of the 1,143 people polled, four said they work from home (so we’ll let them off), but only 9% said they do cycle to work -leaving a massive 87% who don’t!
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