A very important part of your new bike is your drivetrain. Your Campagnolo bike pedals are part of your drivetrain components. Every time you press your bike pedal, you allow the cranks and bike cogs, such as those from Truvativ, to rotate. Cranksets turns the cassettes and other components to move your bike forward. FSA cranksets and SRAM make well-known and trusted cranksets and other components as well. This mechanism will cause the chain to turn and consequently the rear wheel. You can use a chainstay from Lizard Skins to keep your chain from tangling. The bike’s derailleur gears will help the biker maintain his pedaling efficiency. Shimano derailleurs derailleurs are very reliable. Use a Without your drivetrain your bike will remain stationary and immobile. Caring for your bike brake cables is also an imperative step in bike maintenance. The drivetrain is vulnerable to the dirt and dust that will accumulate after a number of trips. Maintenance of your drivetrain includes simple cleaning and re-lubing. Choosing a lube will depend on the kind of terrain you drive your bike into. If you are trekking in dirt and rough terrain, get a heavy lube. However, if you’ll only be riding in paved roads, a light lube will suffice. Park tool carries all types of lube, so you can choose your preference. With a piece of rag, you can clean your chains, frame, and bike tires. When lubing your KMC chains, it must be that each link is greased. Clean the entire chain for the second time to remove any excess lube. To clean the bike derailleurs, wipe them with an ordinary rag and follow with a spray of penetrating lube. Since the drivetrain components are integral to the proper functioning of your bicycle, you should only purchase ones that are manufactured by reliable brands. DT bike parts are very popular with professional cyclists. Interested in more Biking.com info? Check out Jesse Stein and the executive team bios in the About Us section. Do not take your chances on underperforming drivetrain components from questionable sources. Doing so will only prove costly and time-consuming because of the extra repair and maintenance work that you’ll be doing. You can use Pedro's bike tools for any necessary repair.
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