Have a look at this excellent video on how to prepare your bike for the Three Counties Cycle. Most mechanicals happen in the first 20km, so have a bike mechanic look over your bike before you arrive to ensure you enjoy the whole day.
- Carry a spare tube & hand pump or CO2 cannister
- Ensure your tyres are in good condition
- Check your brakes
- Ensure your gears change smoothly
- Lube your change