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Get your bike ready for spring – in just 6 steps!

Winter is finally coming to a close and it’s probably safe to say spring has sprung. Time to free those neglected bikes from their cobwebs and show them the light of day! However, before taking to the saddle, make sure to run a thorough check before riding into the sunset.

We’ve put together a checklist of 6 steps to whip your bike into shape. And don’t worry – these fixes are easy, even if you’re a bit on the mechanically challenged side.

Step 1: Clean

Roughly clean the bicycle frame with a brush before wiping it down with a sponge and lukewarm water and then drying it off. If your bike is caked with dirt, try using a high-pressure cleaner at a distance of at least 30cm. Dirt caught in the chain is best removed with a designated chain cleaner.

Easy Clean (Chain cleaner, 500ml)
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Motorex Easy Clean (Chain cleaner, 500ml)

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Bike Cleaning Kit
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Motorex Bike Cleaning Kit

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Chain cleaning kit CG-2.2 (Chain cleaner, Chain cleaner, Ritzelreiniger)
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Park Tool Chain cleaning kit CG-2.2 (Chain cleaner, Chain cleaner, Ritzelreiniger)

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K 2 Premium Car CH-Version (1400W)
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Kärcher K 2 Premium Car CH-Version (1400W)
Hochdruckreiniger „K2 Premium Car“ mit Reinigungsmitteltank. Für leichtere Verschmutzungen an Fahrrädern, Gartenwerkzeugen oder Gartenmöbeln. Mit Waschbürste, Schaumdüse und Car Shampoo.

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Step 2: Grease

Particularly the suspension fork, shock absorbers, break and shift cables as well as the chain and driving parts need to be greased. As regards the last two, less is more. So use the chain oil sparingly. Your best bet is to run the chain through a dry cloth after you’ve oiled it. To refresh those colours and make your trusted bike shine, apply a protective spray – it preserves bicycle parts and acts as a water-repellent.

Dry Power (Chain oil, 100ml)
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Motorex Dry Power (Chain oil, 100ml)
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Brunox Suspension fork deo

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Bike Shine (300ml)
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Motorex Bike Shine (300ml)

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Step 3: Screws

Check the screws on the handlebars, stem, cranks and chain rings and tighten them if required. If you have a carbon bike, you should pay particular attention to the torque. Make sure to check all other moveable parts, too.

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Birzman Allen wrench set

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SK-1 Starter Set (11x)
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Park Tool SK-1 Starter Set (11x)

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Step 4: Pump

Check your tire pressure – the ideal pressure is usually indicated on the tire in Bar/PSI. Pump the tires if required. Also make sure to check the suspension fork and shock absorber pressure.

Manometer Airchecker
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SKS Manometer Airchecker

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Joe Blow Sport II (Black, Yellow)
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Topeak Joe Blow Sport II (Black, Yellow)
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Micro Shock fork/shock pump
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Topeak Micro Shock fork/shock pump

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Step 5: Brakes

Check the brake power and sensitivity of the brakes. If the brake power is unsatisfactory, the brake pads may have to be replaced. Weak disc brakes means the brakes may have to be vented.

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Bremszugset MTB SZ Bremszugset MTB schwarz
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Shimano Bremszugset MTB SZ Bremszugset MTB schwarz

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Dura-ace R55c4 (Shimano, Rubber)
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Shimano Dura-ace R55c4 (Shimano, Rubber)

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Step 6: Lights

Is the front and backlight still working? You may have to replace the batteries or the light itself. If your bike has a good old-fashioned dynamo system, check the light cables if one of the lights is not working.

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Beetle Twinpack (10lm, 1.60lm)
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knog. Beetle Twinpack (10lm, 1.60lm)
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Equipped for small emergency repairs

No matter how well prepared your bike is for the start of the season, you may still have to carry out the odd emergency repair at a later stage. For this reason, it is best to have a repair kit with all basic tools in your saddle bag. More advanced hobby mechanics should also consider equipping their bike with a hand pump and a replacement inner tube.

Metal
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Lezyne Metal

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Survival Tool Wedge Pack II (Saddle bag, 1.25l, Black)
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Topeak Survival Tool Wedge Pack II (Saddle bag, 1.25l, Black)

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Alloy Drive M (Black)
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Lezyne Alloy Drive M (Black)

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Sv17 (28", 1.13 - 1.75 ", Presta valve)
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Schwalbe Sv17 (28", 1.13 - 1.75 ", Presta valve)

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Topeak Alien 3 (25x, Black, Green)

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Gion Manetsch

77-42-65 may look like part of a portfolio to apply for the next episode of “The Bachelor“ but the numbers are actually my body measurements from back when I was a pro mountain biker. Meanwhile, I feel like my maximum oxygen uptake (Vo2max) of 77 is half of what it was and my resting pulse of 42 has doubled. I’ve also put on 11 kg since weighing 65 kg eight years ago. However, all of the above does not mean that I have become a passive sportsman. On the contrary. I’m passionate about racket sports, swimming, after work jogging and skiing. But mountain biking still has a special place in my heart. The combination of outdoor exercise, endurance, technique and action make it my personal favourite when it comes to sports. These days, I enjoy a more relaxed version with a bit more suspension travel.

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