Bicycle maintenance made easy

Hand squeezing a bike tyre

These 11 easy checks will help ensure your bike is safe to ride

M check for your bike in 11 easy steps

Like any machine, a bicycle will work better and last longer if you care for it properly. Get in the habit of checking your bike regularly – simple checks and maintenance can help you enjoy hassle-free riding and avoid repairs.

Fixing a bicycle puncture

Thankfully, punctures don’t happen often, but when they do they are easy to fix yourself.
Watch our video and to find out how simple it is.

Anna looking out to the sea with her bike

Anna Hughes has thousands of miles of experience cycle touring in the UK and Europe. She shares some hard-won lessons on how to cope when things go wrong on the roadside.