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New Bike Set-Up Instructions

New Bike Set-Up Instructions

After taking delivery of your fully-built bike from Tredz, follow these quick & easy steps and you'll be ready to ride in no time.

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How To Adjust Your Dropper Post Height

How To Adjust Your Dropper Post Height

Just like a normal seatpost, setting the height of your dropper post is essential. The difference with a dropper post is that there is a cable or hose connected at the bottom. 

You will need to consider this when lowering or raising your seat in the frame. We show you how to make sure your dropper post performs as it should.

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How To Tighten Your Headset

How To Tighten Your Headset

Headsets are the bearings and cups that allow you to steer your bike. A loose headset can make the whole bike feel a bit wobbly and unstable. It can affect braking and steering, and make the bike less safe. 

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How To Change Your Stem

How To Change Your Stem

You may want to change your stem if you want to change the length of it to adjust your handling or just get a nice new piece of kit.

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Changing a disc rotor

How To Change Disc Rotors

You may want to change your disc rotor if it is damaged or worn, or if you want to change the size.

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Maintaining your electric bike

How To Maintain Your Electric Bike

Getting the most out of your E bike is easy, just follow a few guidelines and you’ll be enjoying your electric bike every day. 

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Breaking the bike chain

How To Remove And Fix A Chain

We show you how to easily do this. We also go through a couple tech tips to make it a smoother job.

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Checking your bike is safe before you ride

How To Remove And Fit A Cassette

You may need to remove your cassette, either to clean it or to replace it, and then refit it afterwards. 

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Checking your bike is safe before you ride

The M Check: Make sure your bike is safe to ride

The M-check is a simple way to make sure that all the parts are working properly and our bike is safe before each ride.

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Changing the disc brake pads on an MTB

How To Index Your Gears

After riding your new bike for a while, you might notice that your gears don’t work as smoothly as they did when you first bought it, in this guide we show you how to fix this.

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Changing the disc brake pads on an MTB

How To Change Your Disc Brake Pads

We show you when to know and how to change your bike's disc brake pads in our quick video and step-by-step guide.

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Pouring sealant into tubeless tyre

How To Convert To Tubeless

We show you how to quickly and confidently convert your MTB to tubeless and bring a list of advantages to your mountain bike.

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Pumping rear suspension shock

How To Set Suspension Sag

Setting up the suspension for your MTB will significantly change how the bike feels, so it’s worth taking the time to get it right.

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How To Fix a Puncture

How To Fix a Puncture

A vital skill for all cyclists, fixing a puncture is both easy and is something that will come in handy to keep you riding.

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Female cyclists adjusting saddle

Saddle setup in 5 easy steps

Setting your saddle to the correct height is a small, yet important part of bike setup making for a much more enjoyable ride.

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How to lubricate your chain

How To Lubricate Your Chain

To keep your bike quiet and in good order, it's important to lube the chain. Do it as often as needed, but once a week after cleaning is a good place to start.

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How to get the right tyre pressure

How To Get The Right Tyre Pressure

Running tyres at too high a pressure can be uncomfortable to ride, while too low is inefficient and can increase the chance of getting a puncture.

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Bike Cleaning

Bike Cleaning Guide

Not only does it look nasty and make cycling more difficult, all that muck and grime can also wear and rust your valuable components.

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How To Attach/Remove Your Pedals

How To Attach & Remove Your Pedals

Attaching and removing your bike's pedals might seem a simple task, but without the right size tools and a bit of know-how, it can sometimes be difficult.

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How to do up QR skewers securely

How To Do Up QR Skewers Securely

Accidentally over-tightening QR levers so you can't undo them again is a very common rookie error. Learn how to firmly secure them without getting them stuck.

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