How-To: Bicycle ABC Quick Check

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In this Etsy How-Tuesday video, learn to perform the ABC quick check on your bike and get it ready and safe for spring with some tips for your tires, brakes, chain, stem, and handlebars:

There’s something so universally awesome about “the basics.” Biology 101. Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking. A beginner’s yoga class. If you can break any task down to its fundamentals, suddenly, doing it is actually imaginable. This week, we learned that the ABC’s of tuning your bike are no different. We caught up with Brooklyn’s own Susan Lindell at Dumbo’s Recycle-A-Bicycle; there, multi-tool in hand, she showed us the five things you need to do to get your bike ready to ride.

2 thoughts on “How-To: Bicycle ABC Quick Check

  1. Miami Bike Report | Emerge Miami’s Robert’s Ride says:

    […] make sure to perform an ABC Check on your bike prior to joining the ride, and bring water, a small energy bar, or a snack to munch on […]

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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