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Bicycle Maintenance What is the basic bicycle maintenance I have a bike that I ride each day to work and another one I use for off road trips. What should I keep an eye on? What maintenance should I do?

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Check this booklet: Cycle Maintenance
and follow instructions given.

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This is a short and very basic list of bicycle maintenance
Check the inflation of tires before starting to ride, also check your tire inflation while riding.
Beware of rust, especially red rust. If the rust color is red and it's on the frame you can use sand paper and/or paint to remove it. 
Oil your cables with WD40
Clean and oil bicycle chain
Check for any rattles and noises. 
If the bike stood for a while check that all bolts and are tightened.

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