So you got a brand new (or new-to-you) cargo bike. Yay! Now what? Aside from enjoying the heck outta your new ride, you want to make sure you are starting off on the right foot when it comes to your bike’s maintenance schedule since a properly maintained bike can guarantee you’ll be out there joyriding frustration free.
Head on over to the Xtracycle Help Desk for an article that outlines all the do’s of maintaining and caring for an Xtracycle cargo bike: “Caring for Your New Bike” This article includes links to helpful videos to skills every rider should have in their skill set, a summary of what to expect in regards to maintenance and a detailed maintenance schedule.
A great first step is to make sure your bike maintenance tool kit is properly stocked. Check out the tools and gear we recommend for a basic maintenance kit in our article “Basic Bike Maintenance Tool Kit Check List”.
With these tips and tricks, you’re sure to be out there riding happy.