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Get to Know Your Gear

Congratulations on your awesome new cycling gear! We know that you may have questions about your bike or gear so we've compiled a list of helpful links for owner's manuals and other documents for products that are available at Ridley's Cycle. If you have other questions about your new product, please contact us and we'll be happy to help.




Learn More About Your Bike


Watch these helpful videos to learn important tips and tricks for working with your bicycles.



How To: Pump Your Bike Tires

Setting your bike's tire pressure correctly will give you a more comfortable ride with better grip and handling.  Even better, it can help prevent flats!

How To: Clean and Lube Your Bike Chain

Squeaky, rattle-y chains and chainring tattoos are two signs that your bike chain may be in need of a little TLC. In addition to a cleaner, more quiet ride, keeping your bike chain clean and lubed is one of the best ways to extend the life of your drive train and keep your bike shifting smoothly.  Even better, it’s an easy task you can do from home.

How To: Remove and Install Bike Wheels

From transporting on a rack to fixing a flat, sometimes those wheels need to come off your bike.

How To: Set Your Saddle Height

Setting the proper seat height on your bike is important to make sure you're comfortable and getting the most power from pedaling.

How To: Fix a Flat Bike Tire 

This video will show you how to get back on two wheels in no time flat.

How To: Install Bike Pedals

The bearded bike man is back to teach us how to install pedals on crank arms, ‘cause you’re not getting anywhere without them.