Welcome to BACK2Bikes

BACK2Bikes is
not-for-profit organisation, helping people in the local community

Regular checks

 

Check daily

  • Give the bike a quick look over before you ride
  • Check the brakes
  • Make sure your audible warning device like a bell is working
  • Check tire pressure
  • Make sure the wheels are securely fastened before you ride
  • Make sure the seat post is correct for your height  and the seat post bolt is tight

Check weekly

  • Lubricate exposed moving parts of the bike.
  • Lube your front and rear derailleurs, front and rear brakes, brake and gear levers, and chain.

Check monthly

  • Check tyre and valve condition.
  • The wheels should be straight, without dents or damage.
  • Check brake blocks for wear and replace frayed brake cables.
  • Clean chain with a rag soaked in degreaser and re-lube, Clean rear sprockets.
  • Check for looseness in the  handlebar and stem.
  • Check your pedals and bottom brackets for excessive wear.