You asked: What is bicycle drive side?

What is the drive side of the bike?

The drive side is on the right because a right-handed person would naturally walk the bike while holding it with the right hand.

Which is the right side of the bike?

The front, back (rear), left and right side are determined by your position when operating the vehicle in a forward manner. So to be clear, the left side is at your left and the right side is at your right.

Why is the drivetrain on the right side?

With the drivetrain on the right, more (standard threaded) parts will be rotating clockwise and thus tightening themselves as the rider pedals. Drivetrains are on the right today because that’s what bicycle builders decided to do in the late 1800s.

Why does a bike need a chain?

A bicycle chain is a roller chain that transfers power from the pedals to the drive-wheel of a bicycle, thus propelling it. Most bicycle chains are made from plain carbon or alloy steel, but some are nickel-plated to prevent rust, or simply for aesthetics.

What do you grease bike pedals with?

You can use Vaseline to grease bike pedals.

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