Essential Pre-Ride Mountain Bike Checks

Published on June 9th 2018


Whether or not you’ve recently cleaned and given your mountain bike a once over, it's always worth running through these important pre-ride checks to keep you safe and secure when out on the trails. Subscribe: The GMBN Shop: Doddy talks us through his essential checklist that he uses to keep his bike rolling smooth and safe before each ride. From basic maintenance tips such as cleaning and oiling your chain, to getting the grime out of your suspension seals and stanchions. With these tips you’ll always be heading out with a well tuned mountain bike. What is the number one check you do before a ride? Let us know in the comments. 👇 🎵 Epidemic Sound If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 More GMBN Tech videos... 📹 Top Trailside Hacks To Get You Home | 📹 Fat vs Plus MTB Tyres Geek Edtk | Brought to you by the world’s largest mountain bike channel, the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech goes deeper into the bikes, kit and technology stories that help fuel your rides. Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. With news and rumours, first ride exclusives, how-tos, the weekly GMBN Tech Show wrapping up and showcasing the week’s biggest tech stories, and more besides, if it’s off-road tech, it’s in. Every week, of every month we seek out, showcase, and ride the newest gear and innovations from across the globe in an authoritative, inspiring and entertaining way to help you get the best from your rides. And when we’re not riding, we get geeky in an accessible, easy-to-understand way about forks. And shocks. And more to help you setup and maintain your bikes perfectly. Engage with us every week on the channel and across social media – we’re here to answer every question you’ve got on mountain biking tech. Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -