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Rookie In Training: Bike Maintenance #triathlon

Rookie In Training: Bike Maintenance #triathlon

Rookie In Training: Bike Maintenance By Jason Devaney Published Jul 31, 2013 Updated 9 hours ago comments Tweet Share Share Print Photo: Shutterstock.com Every Wednesday in “Rookie in Training,” beginner triathlete Jason Devaney will share training advice he learns as he trains for his first half-Ironman. You keep your cycling kit clean, right? And your helmet and sunglasses? Shoes? Most likely, your answers to these questions are yes. Your bike, however, is a different story. It’s amazing how many dirty bikes I see when I’m out on the road. Whether it’s a $6,000 road bike, a top-end triathlon rig or an entry-level setup, there’s a common theme out there: A grimy chain and drivetrain, dead bugs on the frame (and sometimes the cassette, especially if your bike travels on top of your car), and that squeaking noise that means your chain is in dire need of some lube. Believe m...

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