Bike Maintenance

  • Kyle's Bikes 2019–20 Winter Bike Maintenance Specials

    Kyle's Bikes Winter Bike Maintenance Specials will get you bike ready for springSummer has turned to fall. Fall will turn to winter. Now, it is time for the Kyle's Bikes winter bike maintenance specials. Imagine how great a clean, well-tuned bike will feel.

    Winter is always a slow time for bike mechanics in Iowa. We want to keep our mechanics busy, so we are discounting two of our maintenance packages to entice you to bring your bike in. You will save money, and our mechanics will have something to do. It's a win-win!

    Stop in to either our Ankeny or Waukee location any time Friday, October 25th through Monday, February 3rd to take advantage of these deals.

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  • Big Ride Final Prep Repair Event 2019

    Big Ride Final Prep Repair Event 2019Kyle and crew had so much fun at last year's Big Ride Final Prep Repair Event, we are doing it again. Join us at our Ankeny store Saturday, July 13, 2019 during regular store hours (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

    We know you've been busy getting ready for RAGBRAI. You've been getting in the miles, double-checking your packing list, and arranging transportation. … But is your bike ready to get you all the way across the state?

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  • Kyle’s Bikes 2018-19 Winter Bike Maintenance Specials

    It is time for the Kyle's Bikes winter bike maintenance specialsAs is tradition, it is time for the Kyle's Bikes winter bike maintenance specials. The air is getting cooler and soon snow will be on the ground.

    Winter is always a slow time for bike mechanics in Iowa. We want to keep ours busy, so we are discounting two of our maintenance packages to entice you to bring your bike in. You'll save some money and our mechanics will have something to do. It's a win-win!

    Imagine how great a clean well-tuned bike will feel. Stop in our store in Ankeny, Iowa any time through Monday, February 4th Tuesday, February 5th to take advantage of these deals. UPDATE: We will be close on the 4th, so we are extending the offer through the 5th.

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  • Big Ride Final Prep Repair Event 2018

    Big Ride Final Prep Repair Event 2018You're busy getting ready for RAGBRAI. Final training rides. Tent pulled out from the closet. Air mattress patched. Last checks of the packing list. … But is your bike ready?

    We don't want you to break down at the side of the road during the big ride. You don't want to break down.

    Kyle and staff are up for a challenge, and will be doing while-you-wait repairs at the shop on Saturday, July 14th from noon to 5:00 p.m.
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  • It's Easy to Clean Your Bike Chain

    by Katherine A. Roccasecca

    It's easy to clean your bike chain with a chain cleaning toolA clean and lubricated bike chain won't make any noise. If your chain is squeaking or sounding gritty, that means you are both wasting energy and wearing out your chain. Since it's easy to clean your bike chain (and kinda fun, too), just find a few minutes and get it done!

    We'll tell what you need and describe how to do it. Then, you may be surprised how much easier it is to ride your bike!

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  • Is Your Bike Ready for Triathlon?

    Is your bike ready for triathlon?In your training, you've perfected your swim stroke, improved your watts, and steadily increased your run miles. Now you are ready for the big day. But, is your bike ready for triathlon?

    The bike leg has the most equipment, and therefore, the most opportunity for something unexpected to go wrong.  With a bit of regular maintenance and attention to detail, your bike can be as ready as you are.

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