Rick Barbee

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The 10 Best Stocks to Buy for the Next Decade

Almost a year ago to the day, <i>InvestorPlace’s</i> Dan Burrows highlighted the 10 best-performing S&P 500 stocks of the past decade. The most important …

Finish Line Shop Quality Chain Cleaner Kit review

A dirty chain is a quick way to increase wear and promote poor shifting. To fix this, and keep that chain running silent, Finish Line's Shop Quality …

Buyer's Guide: Best Workshop Tools and Accessories

Keep your bike rolling with these smart and functional tools<p><b>Pedro's Starter Tool Kit</b><br>The burrito-style roll contains the essential tools any aspiring home mechanic might need for basic repairs. <i><br>Read our full Pedro's Starter Tool Kit review.</i><p><b>Butter B1 Chain Hanger</b><br>Smart mechanics use a chain hanger to …

4 Ways You’re Hurting Your Chain

Show your drivetrain some love by avoiding these simple mistakes<p>Your chain might be one of the least flashy parts of your bike but without it, your drivetrain—and you—aren’t going anywhere. Show a little respect for those all-important links working their way through your gears. Here are four ways …

The 30 Minute Bike Wash – How To Clean Your Bike Thoroughly

Clean your bike and get it ready for a service or your next big ride in just 30 minutes.

The Basics of Bike Maintenance

Bikes are simple machines, and though they might look like some crazy assemblage of gears, cables, and levers, there really isn’t that much going on …

Headset Maintenance

A few simple steps for threaded and threadless headsets.<p>To check if a bike headset is loose, squeeze the front brake with one hand and hold the top headset cup with the other. Move the bike back and forth. If you feel any play in the top headset cup (or the dust cap just above it), the headset must …

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cleaning Your Bike

Our slightly obsessive but totally doable key to making your bike shine