Spring is Bike Inspection Time

Longer days, crystal blue skies and warmer temps are sure signs that spring is in full swing here in Emerald Isle. Now is the right time to give your bike and biking gear a quick safety inspection before you put your bike through another rigorous workout. Ron Ryan, bike repair pro with Highway 58 Bicycles, emailed me the other day to offer these timely tips to getting your bike ready for more time spent on those wonderful bike paths here in beautiful Emerald Isle.

Ron recommends you:

  • Check your helmet from time to time for bad straps, worn chin snaps and helmet cracks. If your helmet has any of these problems, it’s time for a new one. Moms and dads, be sure your child’s helmet fits securely and properly.
  • Check for broken or missing reflectors. There should 8 reflectors on your bike.

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