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Loose Parts

Check and secure all fasteners before every ride. Make sure steering stem clamp bolts are locked properly in place. There should not be any unusual rattles or sounds from loose parts or broken components. If you are not sure, ask an experienced mechanic to check.
Check the brake for proper function. When you squeeze the lever, the brake should provide positive braking action.

Frame, Fork and Handlebars

Check for cracks or broken connections. Although broken frames are rare, it is possible for an aggressive driver to bash into a curb or wall and wreck and bend or break a frame. Get in the habit of inspecting yours regularly.

Tire Inflation

Periodically inspect the tires for excess wear, and regularly check the tire pressure and re-inflate as necessary. If you get a flat tire, the inner tube can be patched or a new tube can be purchased from an authorized repair shop

Safety Gear

Always wear proper protective equipment such as an approved safety helmet, elbow pads and knee pads. Always wear shoes (lace-up shoes with rubber soles), never drive barefooted or in sandals, and

Updated on: 05/11/2021

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