Chainring Wear – Time for a Narrow Wide Ring

Chainring Wear – Time for a Narrow Wide Ring

Drive train parts wear out. They’re constantly moving. getting dirty, rubbing together, and inevitably they need replacing. I recently noticed that my chainring was worn to the point of being misshapen. You can see the teeth come to an extreme point, and...
Installing a Kickstand on a Montague

Installing a Kickstand on a Montague

Installing a kickstand on a Montague folding bike is very simple, and most aftermarket kickstands can be used without interfering with the folding design. A standard kickstand clamps to the parts of the frame known as the chain stays. These are the two tubes that...
Brake Pad Replacement: Road Caliper

Brake Pad Replacement: Road Caliper

Replacing your brake pads is one of the most common bike maintenance tasks, right up there with fixing a flat. It’s a simple procedure, but if you’ve never worked on your brakes before it can be intimidating. The following is a step by step tutorial on...
Going Tubeless: How to Convert Your Existing Rims

Going Tubeless: How to Convert Your Existing Rims

Tubeless tires are extremely popular in the mountain bike world, and they’re starting to appear on road bikes as well. The idea is quite simple; get rid of the inner tube, install a¬†special rim strip, and with the right tire a liquid sealant can be used to...
Folding Gravel Bike Build: Part 2

Folding Gravel Bike Build: Part 2

The next step in building the 700c folding gravel bike. Starting with a Montague FIT Custom folding frame, I’ve installed the headset and fork (read about that here). Now I’m going to prepare the wheelset. For this build, I’m using Whisky Parts Co....

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