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Repairing a punctured bicycle inner tube

Inspecting a bicycle inner tube, tire and rim for the cause of a puncture: preparing and patching the inner tube. This is one step in the process of repairing a flat tire described at http://sheldonbrown.com/flats.html 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 True A Bike Wheel Without A Truing Stand

Not everyone has an expensive truing stand. So I show how to true bicycle wheels with the wheel mounted on the bike. This is just simple truing and assumes the wheel is in good shape and just has a little bit of side to side wobble. If the wheel has more serious issues, truing an be much more involved. * When I say “clockwise” and “counter-clockwise” in the video, the reference point is looking at the nipple from the spoke side of the rim. The side where […]

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How to remove a dent or ding from a bicycle rim

Quick overview of the process of repairing a dented, dinged or bicycle rim with a flat spot. Idealy this rim should be replaced, but this video shows what is possible with some patience and basic tools. 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 Repair a Broken Bicycle Spoke

This is a quick tutorial on changing a broken spoke on a bicycle. This is my first repair-style video. I intend to make a series of repair videos as repairs on my bikes are needed. I hope this video is helpful, I love doing bike repairs! Please let me know in the comment section if you have any questions, and I will do my best to answer them ASAP. Please comment and SUBSCRIBE. The bike in this video I call ‘The 35’. I’ve used it almost every […]

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Bike Repair 1 – How to Remove and Replace a Bike Wheel

This marks the first installment of a weekly video series in collaboration with the UO Bike Program on common bike problems and how to fix them. Garrett Kovacs outlines the process for proper wheel removal and replacement, an essential first step for changing a flat tire. Produced by Tommy Pittenger 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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Check And True A Bike Wheel

Full step-by-step instructions with pictures and text to accompany this guide can be found on madegood.org; http://www.madegood.org/bikes/repair/check-true-bike-wheel/ A bike wheel rim can usually be repaired if it’s only slightly out of true. If there is a more serious ‘dent’ in the rim, then it will have to be replaced. People often leave the task of trueing a bike wheel to their local bike shop, but once you know the procedure it’s easy to do at home. You will need a spoke key and preferably have a wheel […]

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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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