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There are many things that should be done carbon fiber bicycle wheels

Submitted by jaywillen on Tue, 07/19/2016 - 22:51

There are many things that should be done carbon fiber bicycle wheels with that mountain bike of yours when it comes time to sell it. When someone is looking to buy a pre-owned mountain bike they most likely want to buy a bike that still looks brand new and also works as if it has come right out of the factory. Although your bike may have some noticeable wear and tear on it, some things can be replaced while other things that can't be taken care of should be brought to the attention of the buyer. There are many things that you should consider looking at and also completing before you are ready to sell your mountain bike. I'm just going to point out a few things that I can come up with off the top of my head and I'm sure that as you read these pointers, you will be able to come up with more ideas so that you will be able to earn enough money when you sell your bike. Below I have come up with a checklist for you to follow as you get your bike ready to sell.

Replace any parts if needed:

Before you start to clean your bike you should first look over your bike for any parts that look like they need to be replaced. Are your tires too worn and is there barely any Lightweight bicycle frame tread left? Is the chain rusty or stretched out more than it should be? Is the chain rings and cassette ready to be switched out for new ones. Also look at the cables, bar grips, saddle, and anything else that you would want to be looking brand new if you were buying yourself a pre-owned mountain bike.

Clean your bike:

First remove both of your wheels from your bike as this will make it a lot easier to clean those hard to reach areas. Once you have done this, take on old rag and begin to wipe your entire frame with the rag and you may have to get your rag wet to make this easier. You should clean the entire frame, front fork, handlebars, suspension parts along with anything else that looks like it needs cleaning. Also, take a rag and clean the rims of the wheels and also the spokes. If you have the right tools, remove your cassette from your rear wheel and let it sit in a bowl of Simple Green Degreaser. Then after it has sit there for a while, remove the cassette from the degreaser, rinse it off with water and then let it dry before putting it back on your rear wheel.