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Do-It-Yourself Bike Tune-Up: A 5-Step Checklist

  • By Aaron Hersh
  • Published Nov 28, 2012
  • Updated Feb 19, 2013 at 11:30 AM UTC


Check the bolt torque.
Even a properly tensioned bolt can loosen itself over time. Use a torque wrench to check every bolt on the bike, paying particular attention to the stem bolts.

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Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh

Aaron Hersh is the Senior Tech Editor of Triathlete magazine. To submit a question, write Aaron at Ahersh@competitorgroup.com.

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