Ex-professional cyclist Simon Richardson is here with several tips and tricks to help you get the most power from your drivetrain. Using accurate data from Boulder based company Friction Facts, Si busts some myths about what’s best for the efficiency of your road bike.

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If you’re looking for more power, increased efficiency or just want that horrible grinding noise to stop, these tips are sure to help out:

– Clean your drivetrain
– Lubricate your drivetrain properly
– Monitor your chain condition
– Choice and condition of jockey wheels
– All important selection of gears

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