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Bike Maintenance and Transport
Browse through all our maintenance and transport products, such as car racks, trailers and child seats, repair stands, repair tools, cleaning and lubrication products, as well as travel and storage solutions. Explore the largest inventory of bike maintenance and transport accessories in Canada at Primeau Vélo. Order online for fast delivery across Canada or visit one of our many bike shops in the Quebec and Montreal regions.
Why is it important to regularly perform bike maintenance?
Regularly performing bike maintenance is essential to ensure the safety, performance, and longevity of your bike. By keeping your bike in good condition, you can avoid mechanical issues, reduce the risk of accidents, and enjoy a smooth and enjoyable riding experience.
What are some basic maintenance tasks I can do myself?
Some basic maintenance tasks you can perform yourself include cleaning and lubricating the chain, checking tire pressure, inspecting brakes and derailleurs for wear, and tightening loose bolts. These simple tasks help keep your bike in good condition between professional tune-ups.
How often should I clean and lubricate my bike's chain?
The frequency of cleaning and lubricating your bike's chain depends on your riding conditions. Generally, it's recommended to clean and lubricate the chain every 100 to 200 kilometers or when it appears dirty or dry. Regular maintenance will ensure smooth shifting and extend the lifespan of your drivetrain.
What types of bike repair tools should I have at home?
Having a basic set of bike repair tools at home is essential for performing minor repairs and adjustments. Some essential tools include a set of hex keys, tire levers, a chain tool, a spoke wrench, and a set of screwdrivers. For more advanced repairs, consider adding a bottom bracket tool, a cassette lockring tool, and a pedal wrench to your collection.