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Holiday How To: Candy Cane Bar Tape

Wrapping handlebars is one of those harmless things many people are intimidated to try. New tape is a painless purchase and often reinvigorates a tired bike. Read on to candy cane wrap your bars...

Tools Bar Tape
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Essentials to Carry When Out On a Ride

This video is about all the bike riding essentials you need to carry with you when you go out riding. A lot of riders don’t normally think of these things when buying a bike, but they can be...

Part Whole Bike
Type: Review
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Putting Handlebar Tape on Drop Bars

For this you will need some bar tape, electrical tape or the tape that it comes with, and the bar ends.

Start off by putting your bar end in so it is straight, but don’t put it all the way...

Tools Bar Tape
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Pack Your Bicycle in a Bike Box for Travel

The Bike Tube Hint: Don’t rush off and buy a professional bike box or bike bag. First head over to your local bike shop and ask if they have any leftover boxes from when bikes were shipped to...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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DIY How to Spray Paint Your Bicycle Wheel Rims

Today, I’m going to show you how to paint your rims. You’ll need a roll of masking tape, a 15mm socket set, and a plastic tire lever.

Step 1, take the 15mm socket set and take off your...

Part Rims wheels
Type: Repair Tutorial
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DIY Mount a Bottle Cage on a Frame with No Mounting Screws or Braze-Ons

I’m going to show you how to mount a bottle cage on a bike that doesn’t have mounts or doesn’t have mounts where you want to put the bottle cage. You want to get a bottle cage that has...

Part frame
Company: Schwinn
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Remove Decals from a Surly Bike

Here is an example of how to get Surly graphics off of the frames. 

Surly uses traditional wet decals but doesn’t clear coat over them, so this method works...

Part frame
Tools Bar Tape
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Wrap Your Bicycle Handlebars: Part One

Handlebars are often overlooked but are a pretty essential device on any bike this side of a unicycle. For the ultimate in grip and performance many riders opt to use bar tape for even better...

Type: Repair Tutorial
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Wrapping Handlebar Tape on a Bike

Riding with ill-placed handlebar tape sucks. To make sure you don't have unsightly gaps and do it properly, you need a couple of things:

  • Handlebar tape
  • Scissors
  • ...
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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