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How To Adjust + Index Your Gears – Mountain Bike Maintenance Tips

Get your gears running as smoothly as possible with our guide to indexing and adjusting. Subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/Subscribe Smooth, well adjusted gears save a lot of hassle on the trail and can also save your ride; while poorly adjusted gears may not end your ride, one jump the wrong way and you could write off your wheel or even your frame. So, it’s a good thing to stay on top of. The indexing and adjustment of your gears is done using the cable tension, barrel adjusters […]

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How to replace a mountain bike chain and cassette

Change your chain to experience crisp, improved power transfer Now you can download MBR to read on your iPad (https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/mountain-bike-rider-magazine/id547606727?mt=8) or Android device (https://play.google.com/store/magazines/details/Mountain_Bike_Rider?id=CAowt5vxAw). 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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How to change an inner tube

This video explains how to change an inner tube if you have had a flat tyre. For more info, visit http://www.evanscycles.com/servicing 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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How To Fix Mountain Bike Brake Rub, MTB Disc Brakes

This is one of the easiest fixes out there. Whether you are out riding or back at home working on your whip it’s a quick 3 minute fix that will leave you riding waaaaay better. Let’s face it having your mountain bike’s brakes rub is a little like having your soul sucked out slowly by dementors from Harry Potter (nerd). Every pedal revolution you can feel it sucking energy out of you. So don’t give in to brake rub, just pull over and fix it. To fix […]

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How to fix a puncture

Changing the inner tube is just half of the battle, this video helps you fixing a punctured inner tube. For more info, visit http://www.evanscycles.com/servicing 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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How to fix a buckled wheel

Evans Cycles’ tutorial videos provide maintenance tips and techniques for the optimal performance of your bike, including how to resolve common issues and problems such as how repair buckled wheel. In this video, our expert Jules shows you how to straighten a buckled wheel. There are different techniques to locate the extent of the buckle and, consequently unbuckle a bike wheel. The tightening of the right spokes is one common method to straighten the wheel out and this video will show you exactly how. source Click here […]

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How To Stop Your Disc Brakes Squealing – Mountain Bike Maintenance Tips

Here’s how to sort brake squeal either in the workshop or out on the trail. Click here to subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/Subscribe Brake squeal can be caused by a number of things. First up, check your rotors – are they bent or out of shape? If so, an adjustable spanner might do the trick, otherwise, you’ll need to replace the rotor. Are your rotors clean? Use a disc brake cleaner to make absolutely sure. If you’re out on the trail, try getting some mud on them and […]

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How To Repair A Broken Chain – What To Do When Your Chain Snaps

A snapped chain shouldn’t mean the end of your ride. This video has three ways to fix your chain and get back on the trails. Click here to subscribe to GMBN: http://gmbn.eu/Subscribe It’s good to be prepared. Make sure that you can fix your chain on a ride by taking a multitool with a chain tool and either a powerlink or a Shimano chain joining pin with you on every ride. There is another way to hack your chain and get home, but the first two methods […]

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How to adjust brakes

Evans Cycles’ videos provide a range of tutorials and training to maintain optimal performance of your bike. In this video, our expert Jules gives you a step by step guide to adjusting disk brakes. This video provides you with a detailed walk through on how to set up your rim brakes. The guide it’s on your road, hybrid or mountain bike. source

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