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Bike Cleaning, Brake Pads, Braking Surface, Maintenance, Tech Tip, Wheels -

TECH TIP As we ride along on wet roads during winter, our bikes pick up a lot of dirt and grit that gets into our drive train and gives us the grinding sounds that we know takes away the bike's efficiency. We know we need to clean our chain regularly to prevent wear, but how many of us do the same for our brake pads? The squeals and grinds we hear when we brake are actually potentially more serious problems waiting to happen. A small bit of grit on a brake pad can gouge a bit of your braking track on...

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