11 ways to that new 'bike day' feeling

Refreshing just a few components can breathe new life back into a faithful bike

(Daniel Gould)

There’s something intoxicating about that first ride on a brand-new bike. Spotless components all fresh and working as they should – it’s bliss on two wheels.

But making a fresh purchase every spring makes neither financial nor environmental sense – and that’s if you could even get hold of the one you wanted right now.

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