If it’s not fear of biking that keeps you off the bike lane, its the condition of your bike. It’s hard to get motivated to ride if your tires are flat and your chain is crusty. But, even if it’s been rusting in your garage or warping out in the snow all winter, you can still get your bike ready to ride. You can do it in your kitchen in 15 minutes. All you need is a pump, a rag, chain lube (we prefer this eco-friendly kind), and an Allen wrench.
Follow our guide to DIY bike maintenance and keep your bike in prime condition to ride: