John Watson
John Watson
John is an experienced cycling enthusiast and a great asset when it comes to writing skills. He's a Bachelor of Arts and a talented journalist. John is in charge of our blog and writes posts on a variety of cycling-related topics.

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How to Clean a Bike Chain With Household Products: 11 Simple Steps
Your bike chain is a significant part of your bicycle that requires regular maintenance because it is virtually responsible for the mobility of your bike. Apart from aiding the bike’s movement, the chain also helps with balancing. Hence, you must clean it regularly and properly to safeguard your bike’s health. ...
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When to Replace Mountain Bike Tires and Prolong Their Lifespan
Mountain bike (MTB) tires are specially designed to withstand rough terrains. Notwithstanding, they wear out at some point regardless of their quality. And it’s very important to know when to replace the tires. Failing to replace bad tires can cause you all kinds of trouble, including forcing you to push the bike ...
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How to Tighten a Bike Chain: Easy Steps to Fix Loose Chain
Riding your bike regularly can be fun but – take this from us as experienced bikers – it’s no bed of roses. As a regular biker, you’re bound to experience a detached or loose chain from time to time. Of course, that doesn’t mean your bike is in trouble; a loose bike chain only says that something is wrong with the ...
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How to Put Air in Bike Tires at Gas Station: All About Pumping Your Bike
As a biker/cyclist, one of the things you can’t ever rule out is a deflated tire. Trust us, that can be very frustrating especially when you have no mini pump on you to inflate the tire. If you’re on the road, you don’t have to push your bike all the way home when you could just pull up in a gas station. Yes, you can ...
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How to Put a Chain on a Mountain Bike – Step-by-Step Guide
Owning a bike can be much fun, as it presents several recreational and health Bike riding has many health benefits. It’s easy on the joints, it’s an aerobic workout, it builds muscle and bone, and it helps with everyday activities, such as walking and stair climbing.. However, only a few people know how to conduct ...
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How to Remove Stuck Bike Pedals – Quick Guide
Although it’s quite straightforward to replace your bike pedals, it becomes challenging and sometimes frustrating when they become stuck. This might be because of mud, water, or built-up rust in the pedals, or they might have been tightened when you assembled them. Regardless of what the cause is, you can fix it if ...
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How to Install a Kickstand on a Mountain Bike: Step-by-Step Guide
Whenever you’re not Learn the essential skills and hone your technique – then you’re ready to hit the best trail, it won’t be wise to just leave it flat on the floor, and you never know whether there would be a wall for the bike to rest on. This is why you should have a kickstand on your mountain bike. If you want ...
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How To Clean Mountain Bike: 10 Simple Steps
After all the fun of riding your mountain bike, it's usually discouraging to have to clean it afterward. Mountain bikes are usually ridden on rough trails, muddy places, and uphill areas, and so there's no way that water, mud, sand, and other forms of ...
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How to Shorten a Bike Chain with and without a Chain Breaker
Most of the tasks that we carry out to maintain our bikes are easy, but when it comes to how to shorten bike chains, this is where many cyclists become confused. Your bike, like every other bike out there, has a recommended chain length from the manufacturer. If you want to protect your rear derailleur and also ride ...
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How to Remove Rust From a Bike Chain – Best Methods To Fix a Rusty Chain
There's a lot that can cause you to be devastated when using or maintaining your bike, but cyclists hate a case of rusty bike chains. Your shiny and attractive bike chain can turn into something ugly, which is not a sight you want to see. Although having rust on your bike chain is something you don't want to see, ...