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Why Preppers Should Own Bikes and Know How to Maintain Them

I have had a bike sitting in a corner of my garage for some time, since I no longer ride.  It is something that I have been reluctant to get rid of because I always thought it could be useful in an emergency. Even if I couldn’t ride maybe, I could load gear on it and move it like the Viet Cong did.  It could also be traded or loaned to others.

Well a friend of mine recently needed a bike and I though he can use it.  So we got it out and tried it. Now I figured it has been setting for over 10 years without being rode. …

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A case for the bicycle as a survival vehicle

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Where is your Bike?

Remember when you rode around on your bike all day long. We would put cards in the wheels to drive our family crazy or modified them to be different and be the coolest kid on the block?  Well drag that bike out and check it out.  What can you do to fix it so it’s a working machine?

Take them down and start repairing them.  Think about getting extra parts you need. Go to a good bike store and ask about  what  extra parts they would recommend for a long trip. Just like our cars keep a supple handy of tires, tubes, repair kits.…

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