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Bike Safety: Maintenence

Chris makes sure the chain is properly oiled. (Source: WBRC video) Chris makes sure the chain is properly oiled. (Source: WBRC video)
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

As tempting as it might be to just hop on your bike on a sunny Saturday, Chris Izor of the bike education cooperative BICI-Coop suggests you always doing what they call an "A-B-C" check, which means checking the air in your tires, your brakes are working properly and your chain is lubed and in good condition.

If you're renting a ZypBike or borrowing a bike from someone, Izor suggests taking a minute to locate all the controls and gears and adjusting the seat which will make your ride more comfortable and give you more control of the bike.

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