Tag Archives: bikes

How To Overhaul A Bike Bottom Bracket – Remove/Clean/Install New Bearings

This is how to overhaul the bottom bracket on an older style of bike before they started using sealed bearings. I show you how to remove and install new bearings as well as how to clean all the parts. This bike is a 1984 Schwinn LeTour Luxe, but most vintage bikes are similar. They might [...] Read more
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Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Adjust a Bicycle Rear Derailer

Fine-tune your bicycle performance. Learn how to adjust the rear derailer on a bike with expert tips on bicycle repair in this free video clip. Expert: Russel Hopkins Contact: SLCbikecollective,org Bio: Russel Hopkins has been a bike mechanic for the last 12 years. source Click here for the best online deals on bike accessories, electric [...] Read more
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Bike Repairs 2 : How to Fix Brakes on a BMX Bike

When fixing brakes on a BMX bike, the most common problem to look for is whether or not the cable is adjusted correctly. Determine how to properly fix your BMX bike brakes with help from a bicycle mechanic in this free video on BMX bike repairs. Expert: Christian Hartwig Contact: www.mellowjohnnys.com/ Bio: Christian Hartwig has [...] Read more
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Mountain Bike Technique – Fixing A Puncture

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How To True A Bike Wheel Without A Truing Stand

Not everyone has an expensive truing stand. So I show how to true bicycle wheels with the wheel mounted on the bike. This is just simple truing and assumes the wheel is in good shape and just has a little bit of side to side wobble. If the wheel has more serious issues, truing an [...] Read more
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Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Adjust Bicycle Front Brakes

Repairing bicycle brakes. Learn how to adjust front brakes on a bike with expert tips on bicycle repair in this free video clip. Expert: Russel Hopkins Contact: SLCbikecollective,org Bio: Russel Hopkins has been a bike mechanic for the last 12 years. source Click here for the best online deals on bike accessories, electric bikes, kids [...] Read more
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Bike Chain Replacement

The chain on this Trek 850 was extremely worn. So I replaced it with a new KMC chain. I like the KMC chains with the missing link connector. They are also very affordable. Park Tool CC-3.2 Chain Gauge: http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/B000OZFIMQ/ref=nosim/youtube25-20 Park Tool CT-5 Chain Break Tool: Read more
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Bicycle Freewheel Disassembly/Assembly

I show how to disassemble and re-assemble a freewheel from a bike wheel. I also clean and lube the freewheel parts. I didn’t replace the bearings. I just cleaned them and reused them. But if they show wear or damage, they are not too expensive to replace. The bearings in this freewheel were 1/8″ bearings. [...] Read more
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How To Fix A Dropped Bike Chain

Occasionally everyone drops a bike chain (has it fall off the chain rings). I have seen people get stuck because they don’t know how to fix it. It’s very simple. I show how to easily fix a dropped bike chain. **If the video was useful or interesting please give it a “thumbs up” and consider [...] Read more
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Fix Bike Rear Derailleur That Won’t Shift Into Highest Gear/Small Cog

I show the steps how to diagnose and repair a rear derailleur that wont shift to the high gears/small cogs. **If the video was useful or interesting please give it a “thumbs up” and consider subscribing. -Website: http://www.RJTheBikeGuy.com -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RJTheBikeGuy -Subscribe Here: Read more
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