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To keep your bike in tip-top condition, before every trip, you should -
Check that your tyres are pumped up
Check that your brakes, lights, handlebars and seat are in good order and tightly secured.
On a monthly basis, you should:
Clean and lubricate your chain and check your gears are running smoothly;
Wipe the dirt from your wheels and check the tread on your tyres.
If possible, check your brake pads and your brake cables.
On an annual basis, you should:
Give your bike a thorough service. Reputable cycle shops will have a mechanic who can do this for you.
Cycle safety tips
Cycling to school
Mobility and access
The Footstreets of pedestrian areas in York City Centre.
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