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How to Fix a Dropped Chain – Without Stopping!

If you drop the chain onto the bottom bracket shell or off the big ring, or maybe you get chainsuck, here is how to take care of it. You can even get the chain back onto the chainring without stopping…

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The Right Gear At The Right Time

You know all about how to shift gears, and you probably do it well if you’ve been practicing, but it doesn’t hurt to learn the finer details of being in the right gear at the right time. It’s one of those little things that can make a

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How to Shift SRAM Trigger Shifters

This article explains how to shift SRAM Trigger Shifters on your mountain bike…

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The Dreaded Dropped Chain – And How To Prevent It!

A dropped chain poses serious problems for all cyclists. Not only is it annoying, dropping a chain can damage your frame, especially if it is full carbon. And if it happens during a race, you just lost! Here is what to do…

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When It Is OK To Cross-Chain

Back when I wrote about proper gearing and shifting, I said it is not a good idea to cross chain. But sometimes it is actually smart to cross chain for short periods of time! Here is the scoop…

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A Complete Idiot’s Guide to Bicycle Gears & Shifting

Moving from a one speed bicycle to one with multiple gears is a big step. Not only do you have to learn how to shift the gears, you also have to learn what gears to use, and figure out when to shift into which gear! Not to worry, here is everything you need to know…

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