Bike Prepping

How to prepare your bike for a journey across Korea.

What’s your biggest fear? Death? Taxes? Bears? What about your bike chain snapping halfway up a mountain in Korea?

Don’t worry. Korea is dense. In cities, bike shops and pop-up vendors live near the bike paths. But some regions are remote. A half day walk to civilization.

How can you prevent your cycling trip from turning into a hiking trip? Preparation and maintenance. Give your bike a checkup to ensure its safety and reliability.

You don’t need an engineering degree to tune it up yourself. Get ready for your Korean cycling trip with this guide and a few tools.

A picture of a bike pump and bike tire.
Pump up your tires to make your ride smooth, quick, and safe.

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