How To Make Your Bike Last Longer | MTB Maintenance Tips

Published on February 6th 2023


If you don't stay on top of routine maintenance, the components on your bike can wear out prematurely which can become costly! Here are Neil Donoghue's top tips to help make your mountain bike last longer which can help save you some money. ⏰ Time stamps πŸ‘‡ 0:00 - Intro 0:14 - Bolt-Check Regularly 1:33 - Wash Your Bike! 3:39 - Use Lubricant 5:40 - Good Drivetrain Maintenance 7:16 - Look After Your Tyres 8:00 - Take Care Of Frame Bearings 10:06 - Frame Protection Useful Links: Watch Shorts on GMBN πŸ‘‰ Introducing...our FIRST EVER MTB Trousers πŸ›’ πŸ‘‰ Ride with us at the Global Bike Festival πŸ‘‰ Submit your Photo and Video to us πŸ‘‰ Sign-up to our newsletter πŸ‘‰ Do you have any tips to help make your bike last longer? Do you know of any horror stories of big workshop bills due to wear and tear on components that could have been avoided? Watch more on GMBN... πŸ“Ή The Hardest MTB Race? πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our Editor’s Choice Playlist πŸ‘‰ πŸ“Ή Watch our weekly show, The Dirt Shed Show πŸ‘‰ 🎡 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound 🎡 Be My Remedy (Instrumental Version) - House Of Say I Was Messed Up (Instrumental Version) - Ella Faye Think About Me Too (Instrumental Version) - Cartice Mad Zach - Smartface #GMBN #GlobalMountainBikeNetwork #MTB #MountainBiking The Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN) is the world’s largest and fastest-growing online mountain bike channel and community – and your destination for the best mountain bike content in the world. GMBN is dedicated to inspiring and unlocking your riding potential. Our videos cater to fans of every mountain bike discipline: from mile-munching cross-country (XC) riders, through adrenaline-fuelled dirt jumpers, gravity-hungry downhillers or aspiring enduro racers, and beyond. Every day of every month, our ex-pro presenting team are on hand to entertain and inspire you while also providing a uniquely qualified insight into the world of mountain biking. Every week we deliver original daily videos that include: Adventurous and entertaining features Mountain bike skills coaching Technical advice and guidance Mechanical know-how to keep you rolling A place for the riding community with our weekly Dirt Shed Show Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Orbea Bikes: Park Tool: Smith Helmets & Eyewear: Crankbrothers Pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: Spank: Topeak: Garmin: Peaty's Products: Wahoo: Komoot: Worx Power Tools: CamelBak: Watch our sister channels: GMBN Tech - Electric Mountain Bike Network - Global Cycling Network - GCN Tech - GCN Racing - Global Triathlon Network - GCN Italia - GCN en Espanol - GCN auf Deutsch - GCN en Francais - GCN Japan - GCN Training -