In this Wheel restoration repair video, the bike mechanic delves into his Schwinn Speedster bike restoration with a metal rivet repair on a chrome fender using an anvil. Then, he gloves up for some major wheel cleaning. The axle, cups, bearing retaining washers and bearings all undergo a thorough brushing. Then the mechanic re-packs everything […]
Wheel Bearings – BMX Repair PT 3 – Bicycle Laboratory – BikemanforU S4E6
BikemanforU and BMXBoy re-pack hub bearings in part 3 of advanced BMX repair on Bike Shop LIVE. Degree of repair difficulty: 5 out of 5 chainrings.
This bicycle laboratory clip from S4E6 explores the intricacies of re-packing an old wheel on an even older STLN (aka Stolen) BMX bike.
The guys offer an advanced how-to guide on bearings, tools, measuring, selecting, using calipers, making sure bearings don’t roll away, dis-assembly and installation. A lot of jokes about balls keep the action moving.
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