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Linear Brakes – Basic Adjustment – by Northrock Bikes

Northrock Bikes Presents – This video describes steps for making basic adjustments to your bike’s linear brakes. This video is intended as a guide only. For further details on how to assemble your NORTHROCK bicycle and clarification regarding proper maintenance and safety, please read included assembly guide and refer to the Owner’s Manual. Before riding, Northrock Bicycles recommends that you take your bike to a bicycle specialist for final assembly, safety check, maintenance, and fine-tuning. Northrock Bicycles assumes no responsibility for assembly and/or failure to follow safe […]

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How to set/fix up v-brakes on your bicycle

Please support my channel so I can make more great videos – https://www.patreon.com/roadsidecycles 🙂 This is a simple tutorial on how to fix v-brakes, make adjustments to the brake pads and make sure you have a safe ride. Adjusting bicycle brakes is generally very easy and can be done with only a few tools. If you don’t know which tools you need, check out my video regarding tools you need to make simple tune-ups and repairs to your bicycle here : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AVKleb75ITI My channel is set up […]

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Bicycle Maintenance & Repairs : How to Fix a Poorly Shifting Bicycle

When fixing a poorly shift bicycle, first check the gears or add cable tension by turning the barrel adjuster clockwise. Repair a poorly shifting bike with tips from a bicycle mechanic in this free video on bike maintenance and repairs. Expert: Evan George Contact: www.greggscycles.com Bio: Evan George has been a mechanic at Gregg’s Cycles for over a year. Filmmaker: Ross Safronoff source

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How to Adjust Bike Brakes | Bike Maintenance

Watch more Basic Bicycle Maintenance videos: http://www.howcast.com/videos/449518-How-to-Adjust-Bike-Brakes-Bike-Maintenance Learn how to adjust bike brakes and keep your brakes working smoothly and safely from expert Jesse McDonough in this Howcast video. Hi my name is Jesse McDonough and I’m here at Spokesman Cycles in New York City right by Union Square. I’m a bicycle tour guide in New York and formerly a bike messenger and I’m here to tell you a bit about the bike. Let’s talk about brake adjustments. There’s a number of different reasons why your brakes […]

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Disc Brakes For Mountain Bikes

A mountain bike is considered as being a bicycle that is designed specifically for mountain biking, either on dirt trails or on other unpaved environments. Mountain bikes are different from regular bikes in a number of ways. For one they have wide and knobby tires for extra traction and shock absorption. As well, most mountain bikes are fitted with bar ends on the handlebars, however with the increase in the popularity of riser handlebars, fewer riders now tend to use bar end extensions. There are basically four […]

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Bicycle Maintenance

Learning to ride a bike is no big deal. If you fall off, just brush yourself off and climb back on. Learning how to keep your bike from falling apart can be just as easy. Bicycle maintenance is vital to the performance and preservation of your ride. Without proper maintenance, your bike will quickly go from a lean, mean, two-wheeled machine, to a squeaky, rusty, pant leg munching mess. Keeping your bicycle in top condition requires regular protective and preventive maintenance, some of which can be done […]

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