It’s a good practice to perform a basic safety check on your bike before and after a long ride at least once every week. This will help to identify any potential problems that can become major issues in the future.
Buying and installing replacements cost time and money. Cycling gear isn’t exactly cheap and certainly isn’t something you would want to constantly replace. So, you need to take care of it so it lasts.
"Just a few weeks before the 100th edition of Paris Roubaix, I was invited to join Rapha's 'A Day in Hell’ ride. I got myself decked in Rapha's kit for the event. To challenge myself even further, I went with a BTWIN aluminium bike."