In this Wheel restoration repair video, the bike mechanic delves into his Schwinn Speedster bike restoration with a metal rivet repair on a chrome fender using an anvil. Then, he gloves up for some major wheel cleaning. The axle, cups, bearing retaining washers and bearings all undergo a thorough brushing. Then the mechanic re-packs everything […]
How To Fix Rapid Fire Shifter – Shimano STX RC – BikemanforU Gear Repair
Rapid Fire trigger shifters are no match for BikemanforU’s TLC. Learn this easy fix and keep your Shimano gears running smoothly. Free shipping http://www.bikemanforu.com on bike parts, tires, tools, and cycle accessories. In this tutorial, YouTube’s award-winning guru of bicycle repair works on Shimano’s STX RC shifter, which the titan of cycling components introduced about 15 years ago. The bike’s been laid up for some time, and the mechanism’s collected gunk galore. Check out the homemade awl that BMFU uses to clean and free the action mechanism in the unit.