If you’re an avid cyclist, then your bike is surely important to you. And as it is the case with anything that matters, you need to take good care of it. This covers everything from how you ride it to how often you perform maintenance checks on it.
There’s nothing sweeter than that first ride on a new bike. Your hands settle into a comfortable groove on the bars as your feet march into a smooth rhythm. You seek out a punchy climb only to feel the bike lead ahead with a weightless acceleration.
But what happens when the honeymoon period is over? We’ll always love our bikes, but how do we get that initial spark back?
What are the best bicycle upgrades? Here are seven tips to help bring back that new bike feeling — without the hefty price tag.