We explain how to replace a mountain bike chainring including when you should replace it, how to choose a new chainring, and all the easy steps to replace a mountain bike chainring yourself.
We discuss when to replace a mountain bike chain, the symptoms that show it has to be replaced, how to choose the right chain, how to shorten it, how to fit it, and how to check for wear.
We explain exactly how to tighten a mountain bike chain derailleur by looking at the different types, the purpose of a derailleur, how it works, how to adjust it, and how to fix it so that your gear changing is smooth for an enjoyable ride.
We explain the options if your mountain bike chain is too short by exploring various symptoms, how to recognise a short chain, and various ways to fix a short chain including replacing and lengthening.
We discuss how to fix a mountain bike chain that won’t shift to low gears, what materials you will need to fix it, and the possible reasons your mountain bike chain is giving you problems.
We share how to fix a mountain bike chain that keeps coming off by providing various reasons and solutions including why changing gears causes this, and why a chain falls off the derailleurs.
We explain exactly how to lube a mountain bike chain by looking at different lubes, different climates and riding, when to lube, various lube alternatives, and ultimately how to choose the right lube.
We explain how to size a mountain bike chain by looking at their different sizes, how to size a chain using your old chain, as well as special formulas and online calculators.
We share all you need to know about how to clean mountain bike gears from why you should clean them, when to clean them, what you will need, and how to clean them using various cleaning products and methods.
We discuss mountain bike chain lube alternatives, by taking a look at the 4 types of chain lubes their uses, lube alternatives that you can find at home, and how they could be used.