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Bicycle Maintenance

Knowing basic bike maintenance is a crucial part of enjoying your ride. Nothing is worse than getting a flat and not having the proper tools or knowledge to fix it. Regular preventative maintenance, proper cleaning/lubrication of drivetrain parts, and the ability to recognize issues as they arise will keep your bike running smoothly for years to come!

How to Clean & Lube a Chain

A quick run through of how to clean and lubricate your bike chain using simple products at home! Keeping your chain clean will make every part it touches last longer and work better, which helps you enjoy your ride!

How to Remove and Reinstall Your Bike Wheel

We make removing and reinstalling your bike wheel easy with this simple step-by-step video.

How To Adjust a Bike Seat - Quick Release Seat

You can improve your ride by adjusting your seat to pedal distance.    Bikes have two different types of seat adjustment.   In this video,  Wheel & Sprocket's Gretchen Brauer guides you to adjusting a quick release seat including where your feet should hit the pedals.  Too long adjustment and your feet won't touch right.

How to Adjust Your Bike Seat - Clamp Seatpost

You can improve your ride by adjusting your seat to pedal distance.    Bikes have two different types of seat adjustment.   In this video,  Wheel & Sprocket's Gretchen Brauer guides you to adjusting a clamp seat post.

Bike Maintenance Tips and Tricks

Gretchen Brauer of Wheel & Sprocket - Evanston General Manager provides advice on taking proper care of  your bike. 

Electric Bike Service with Collin Stevens

Collin Stevens, Wheel & Sprocket General Manager and master mechanic, talks about eBike service basics.