How To Fix a Flat:
Learning how to fix a flat is probably the best thing you can do for you and your bike. Changing a flat is a relatively simple process that can get you back on the road in a few minutes.
You will need:
When installing the tire, mount it so that the label on the tire is centered over the valve stem. This "clocks" the tire so in the event of a flat you can quickly find the culprit in relation to the tube, makes finding the valve stem quicker by giving a larger visual cue and looks quite Pro.
Valve covers and rings aren't necessary and often cause annoying rattles; chuck 'em and save a gram or two.
Chains typically deliever peak preformance for 8-10 months, after that they have streched out a bit and will begin to wear on your casette and drive train. We can help fit your bike with the right sized chain. Come talk to the friendly experts.