Congratulations for choosing your new bicycle. We have carefully constructed your bicycle
so that its safety and performance meet the highest standards. Your dealer has helped you
choose the size and model to meet your personal requirements and has assembled and
adjusted it. With proper care and maintenance, your new bicycle will give you riding pleasure
for years to come.
For parents of young riders not able to read this manual: Take time to explain the material to
Read Chapter 1 carefully before you ride your new bicycle!
· Chapter 1 covers important information concerning safety and bicycle care. This
information will help you and your new bicycle avoid injury and damage.
· Chapter 2 provides information about periodic maintenance for your bicycle with the
intervals for upkeep of specific parts of your bike under normal riding conditions.
· Chapter 3 gives basic instructions for inspection, lubrication, and adjustment of the
individual components on your new bicycle.
Because the different models of bicycles come with a variety of equipment, this manual may
contain some information which does not apply to your bike. Some illustrations may vary from
actual bicycles as delivered. If you have any questions after reading this manual, consult your
For some parts we refer you to the part manufacturer's manual supplied with your bike
covering the specific part. If you did not receive a required manual, get one from your dealer, or
contact us at the phone number or Web site listed below and we'll send you one.
Assembly and initial adjustment of your new bicycle require special
tools and skills, so this should only be done by an authorized dealer.
Read Chapters 1 and 2 thoroughly. This will take about 45 minutes but will help to ensure that
your new bicycle keeps working properly and safely. Use Chapter 3 as a reference guide
whenever a part of your bike needs routine maintenance, as required in the Periodic
Maintenance Schedule, or whenever something needs repair or adjustment between routine
Some maintenance and repair should only be performed by your dealer. Any such service will
be indicated in this manual. If you have a question or problem which your dealer can't handle,
contact us at the location on the cover of this manual.
Your bicycle: ___________________________________________________________________________
Model No. or Name
Your serial number: ____________________________________________________________________
Your bicycle's serial number is embossed on the underside of the bottom bracket shell, the
derailleur hanger, or the disc brake mount.
Your dealer: ___________________________________________________________________________
Bottom bracket shell