Most common beginner bike repair errors

September 4th, 2017|

We see a lot of bikes come through the shop at Asheville Bicycle Company, and over time we’ve witnessed our fair share of beginner bike repair errors. Are you new to the world of cycling, but excited to get your hands dirty by maintaining your bike yourself? Read on to make sure you don’t make some of the most common beginner bike repair errors.
Error #1: Screwing in derailleur limit screws
The screws in your derailleur are set as limits for which the derailleur can move – […]

Be prepared with tools from Asheville Bicycle!

August 10th, 2016|

August is national preparedness month – are you ready for sticky situations on your bike with the right tools? The prepared rider will carry with them at all times a spare tube and patch kit, tire levers, a bike pump, and a multi-tool. If you’re planning to go for a longer ride, you may also want to bring along items like allen wrenches or an adjustable wrench, duct tape (it fixes everything, right?), a chain tool, pliers, zip ties, lubrication supplies, and a first aid […]

Pre Ride Checklist

March 8th, 2016|

If your bike has been sitting unused this winter, then we have the perfect checklist to help you make sure you’re ready to go when that first day of warm weather hits. If you can check off this list, your bike will be prepared to take you as far as you’re willing to go. Don’t have time to get your bike in riding shape? We’re happy to help – schedule a tune-up today and beat the spring rush!

Bike Maintenance Made Easy

March 1st, 2016|

It’s that time of year – the temps are rising, the days are longer, and you’re contemplating taking your bike out for its maiden voyage. However, if your bike has been collecting dust, you might want to take a quick look at our helpful guide of Bike Maintenance Made Easy. Just follow our steps for cleaning, lubing and detailing and get your bike back in terrific riding condition. Don’t have time to tackle the tasks yourself? Bring it by and we’ll take care of it […]

Love your bike with a tune-up

February 1st, 2016|

‘Tis the season of love – make sure you show some love to your bike! Winter is the perfect time of year for a tune-up, especially if you’re taking a bit of a break from the road due to the chilly temps. Before you know it the weather will be warming up, and you’ll be itching to be riding again. Our professional mechanics know just how to love your bike so it will keep loving you. Click over to see the different tunes and call […]