Video: What to Look for When Inspecting Your Mountain Bike Before a Ride

At some point, we’ve all been guilty of being so excited to go for a ride that we forget to inspect our bike to ensure that it is safe. Sure, most of the time we get on and ride without any issues, but on occasion something goes wrong, reminding us that it is a good idea to give our bikes a once over before we hit the trail. If you’re wondering what you should be looking for during that pre-ride inspection, this video takes you through all of the things you should check out before you begin your ride. And while this is mostly focused on mountain bikes, road riders can learn a thing or two from the process as well.

Kraig Becker