Every so often, your bike will need a thorough cleaning. This includes putting your bike on a stand, degreasing the drivetrain and thoroughly cleaning everything.

Here’s a video showing how you can give your bike a deep cleaning, including how to degrease the drivetrain. It should only take you about half an hour to do, and will have your bike looking pretty much like new again.

For those of you who are ready to take your cycling to the next level by installing your own components – or if you simply want to add a new frame while keeping your old components – here’s a great video demonstrating how to build your own bike starting with just the frame.