Tip: Keep it clean

QuickTipsfeature1-300x92A clean bike is a fast bike and a clean chamois is one that has not been used.

Keeping your bike clean isn’t about looking good. It gives the rider a chance to make sure that all is well with the bike. Keeping a clean bike entails not just a wash and a wax but a clean chain, chain rings and cassette.

When you finish a ride or a race you should get out of your bibs/shorts ASAP. After spending some time sweating in them, bacteria will build up. As we race or train hard our immune systems become some what compromised. So bring a changing towel and drop trowel to stay healthy.

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