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Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Adjust a Bicycle Wheel Hub

Bicycle repair advices. Learn how to adjust the wheel hub on a bike with expert tips on bicycle repair in this free video clip. Expert: Russel Hopkins Contact: SLCbikecollective,org Bio: Russel Hopkins has been a bike mechanic for the last 12 years. 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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Fix A Puncture – Patch An Inner Tube

Visit http://www.madegood.org for 100’s more films on bicycle maintenance. This guide was originally found at http://www.madegood.org/bikes/library/patch-an-inner-tube/ Even if you only ever plan to fit new tubes it’s useful to know how to patch a tube. You may have multiple punctures on one trip and a patch kit – which only weighs a few grammes – will help get home. It’s also useful if you meet a rider without puncture tools whose tubes are a different size to the ones you carry. If you want to patch tubes […]

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How To Repair A Dented Bike Rim

I had a bicycle rim with a dent. The sides were bent out. Probably from a previous owner hitting a rock or a curb or something. So I decided to fix it and make video of how to do it. **If the video was useful or interesting please give it a “thumbs up” and consider subscribing. -Website: http://www.RJTheBikeGuy.com -Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RJTheBikeGuy -Subscribe Here: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=shyflirt1 -YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/RJTheBikeGuy source Click here for the best online deals on bike accessories, electric bikes, kids bikes, mountain bikes, bicycle frames, and much […]

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How To Fix Loud Squealing Screeching Bike Brakes

It can be embarrassing when you hit your brakes and they make a loud shrill squeal. There are multiple possible causes for the noisy screeching brakes. I go through the various steps to fix the brakes so they will be quiet. * I am often asked, why didn’t I just skip all the earlier steps and go right to end and replace the pads. Because often, one of those earlier steps will solve the problem. In this case they didn’t. And in this case, if one of […]

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Repairing A Loose Bike Wheel – Hub Overhaul

I bought a Giant mountain bike at a thrift store and found the front wheel had a ton of play in the hub. It would wiggle a lot. i am guessing it would have been a bit scary to ride. If there had been just a little play, I probably would have just adjusted the cones. but with as much play as it had, I wanted to check the bearings, cones and races for damage. Since I was going to be taking it apart anyway, I overhauled […]

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How to True (Straighten) a Bicycle Wheel

This video will show you how to fix a bike wheel which is no longer straight. This is quite an easy task which only requires one basic tool. If you enjoyed and found this video useful, please subscribe and check out my many other bicycle maintenance tutorial videos. I am a volunteer bike mechanic and I really enjoy teaching others and sharing my knowledge and experience. If you have any questions please leave them in the comments section below. I make a point of responding to comments […]

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How To Repair a Bicycle Chain

This is a quick tutorial on repairing bike chains. The bike that I am doing the repair on looks kind of beat up because it has traveled alot of distance and has seen alot of extreme weather conditions. It has survived through daily use in 3 Canadian winters and this is the first time the chain has failed. Thanks for watching, please leave comments and SUBSCRIBE for more bike maintenance videos. source

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Bike Repair 101

There are at least 2 great reasons to do your own bike repairs. Commonly known as DIY (do it yourself) bike repair, one of the main reasons is to simply save money as opposed to paying a bike repair shop potentially hundreds of dollars when you can do it yourself. The other advantage to doing your own bike repairs is you get to learn more about how your bike works from a mechanical perspective. For example, changing a bike tire is quite simple but if you’ve never […]

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