Have a Professional Regularly Maintain Your Bike

Have a Professional Regularly Maintain Your Bike

Man bicycle mechanic repairing bicycles

For your bike’s smooth running, longevity and safety, it is important that you have it regularly checked. The most important reason why you should keep your bike serviced by a bike expert from Fort Myers Cyclery is safety. If your bicycle is regularly maintained and serviced, there will be less likelihood of a mechanical issue occurring. Remember, bikes are awesome machines that deserve proper care and attention.


So, whether you are looking to start a daily commute, limbering up to your first sportive event, or you just want to improve your health and have fun, regular bike servicing should be on your mind.


Most cyclists, both casual and professional, want their bikes to ride as smoothly as possible. Why? Having a bike that you are confident with lets you focus 100% on your technique and on the ride itself. The rewards of having your bike serviced regularly are excellent: you will have increased motivation, better performance, and you will also be able to achieve your end goal faster. Keep in mind that your bike plays a major role in your cycling experience so it needs as much attention as your training plans or nutrition.


Why Do You Need a Professional Mechanic?

It is imperative to keep an eye on how your bike is performing and to check for any issues that might be making your bicycle unsafe to ride. If there are any issues you notice, you should deal with it as soon as possible. Pay close attention to your brakes. They should be checked before every ride to ensure that they are properly working. Other things that should be checked regularly are your bike’s cable pull brakes  (V-brakes, caliper, mechanical disc brakes). Checking for early onset wear on the cables and brake pads are essential for the best braking performance. If your brake pads are worn down and your cables are fraying, then you should immediately get your bike in for a brake service with one of our bike experts here at Fort Myers Cyclery.


You can keep your bike clean on your own, but if you are unsure how, or if you do not have the time to give your bike a thorough inspection, then it is best to have your bike serviced at Fort Myers Cyclery. Our expert mechanics can help correct and tune your bicycle so gear changes will be made swift and effortless, your brakes will be kept sharp and effective, and the overall performance of your bike will be responsive.


Whether you take very good care of your bike or you are retrieving it out of storage, Fort Myers Cyclery offers a range of quality services that will surely improve the efficiency of your bike.

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