Needless to say, no triathlete or cyclist enjoys getting a flat tire while riding or racing on their bicycle. Sometimes it’s just back luck, but other times it can be prevented.
Here’s a simple precaution you can take prior to riding to help reduce the risk of getting flatting. It takes 2 minutes. This is especially a NO BRAINER before EACH RACE.
Follow this 3 step process before your next ride.
FLAT TIRE: 3 STEP PROCESS TO REDUCE YOUR RISK
IF YOU DO GET A FLAT TIRE…
You SHOULD know how to fix it. If you do NOT, (unfortunately) you’re not alone.
Fixing a flat is actually pretty simple. It just takes a little practice. Here’s a step by step guide on how to fix a flat tire. If you get confused or feel like you could use an extra hand, ask your local bike shop for some help.
Once you feel comfortable fixing a flat, you’ll feel much more confident the next time you’re out on the road.
As always if you have questions or comments about the 3 step process to help reduce the risk of flatting shown above OR if you have question about fixing a flat, please leave a comment at the bottom of the page and we’ll get back to you ASAP.