Tag Archives: Gear

FIXIE Chain Tightening – Flip Flop Hub – Single-Speed Fixed Gear – Pt 1- BikemanforU

How to adjust chain tension on a fixed gear bike with a flip flop hub when you switch to the freewheel side. Free shipping http://www.bikemanforu.com on bike parts, tires, tools, and cycle accessories. This video tutorial from YouTube’s award-winning guru of bicycle repair covers chain tension, adjustment, tightening, as well as tools and how to identify trouble-spots. BikemanforU also works with the crankset and shows what to do when problems arise and what to do if the bike doesn’t have specific chain nuts. Watch more how-to videos […]

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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 […]

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Chain slip / skip and tutorial on how to fix bicycle gear change issues

There are four main reasons why bicycle gears may skip / slip – 1) worn our cassette/gears and / or chain 2) incorrect combination of chain/gears 3) derailleur is out of alignement 4) wrong derailleur/shifter combination. source Click here for the best online deals on bike accessories, electric bikes, kids bikes, mountain bikes, bicycle frames, and much more.

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