Tag Archives: Long Island

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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Bicycle Repair – Playing With Wheel Dish Axle Spacing – BikemanforU

http://www.youtube.com/bikemanforu How to use your old rear wheel to build a fixie from your 10 or 12 speed road bike. Free shipping on bike parts, tires, tools, and accessories at http://www.bikemanforu.com Learn how to guess and test by playing with the axle spacing on your hub. See if you can fudge the spacing by a few millimeters. Apply copious amounts of patience and you might prevail. If you find yourself getting drastic with extreme measures, though, you may want to think about a flip flop hub rear […]

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Bicycle Wheel Anatomy – Hub Axle Spokes Rim – DIY Bike Repair – BikemanforU

http://www.youtube.com/bikemanforu Bicycle wheel anatomy for everyone from YouTube’s how-to guru of DIY bike repair. Free shipping http://www.bikemanforu.com on bike wheels, parts, tires, tools and cycle accessories. For how-to videos that will keep you smiling, check out the BikemanforU DIY Channel http://www.youtube.com/bikemanforu Subscribing is free for new videos every week. Learn how you can fix your own bike with persistence and by sharing your knowledge with others. In this tutorial, BMFU shows us what the essential parts of a wheel look like and how to identify and name […]

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