grease

Always a good idea to have a good tube of grease around. Grease should be applied to things like hub bearings, headset bearings, bottom bracket bearings and should be applied to threaded surfaces, such as pedals and thread on hubs.

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Maintenance for Shimano Saint Pedals

Today, I’m going to show you how to look after your Shimano Saint pedals. You don’t need many tools and you just need a bit of grease, so there’s no reason not to get your hands dirty. Shimano...

Part pedals
Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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Bicycle Wheel Cartridge Bearing Maintenance

Ian wants to know: the bearings in my Roval wheel feel rough when I spin them around. How do I replace the bearings or overhaul my hub?

The quick way to overhaul cartridge bearings is...

Part hubs wheels
Company: Easton
Type: Repair Tutorial
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DIY Change a Mountainbike Handlebar Stem

For many consumers, once they buy their new bike they'll never think twice about the handlebar stem as it generally doesn't cause the rider any problems. There are times though when a bad spill...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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DIY Fixing a Stuck Seat Post

As far as DIY bike replacements go, changing out a bike seat is pretty simple. You simply loosen up the nut keeping the seat on and pull it out for a more comfortable model. Unfortunately if it's...

Part seat post
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Replace an SRAM Crank and Bottom Bracket

I'm Mike from tree fort bikes. Today we're gonna show you how to remove and install a SRAM crank and external bottom bracket.

To do this work we're going to need a few tools, a 16 notch...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Replace a Shimano Threaded Bottom Bracket

There are too common types of bottom brackets on modern bikes.

One is the press bit the other one is the threaded which is exactly what we've got on this bike. Here in this video we can...

Company: Park
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Overhaul a Threaded Headset

When you want to overhaul your threaded headset, remove the handlebar stem and use a wrench for the locknut. Remove the spacers and the top race. Check the races for pitting. Remove fork and...

Company: Chris King
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Install a Threadless Headset

A headset is basically the piece that holds the fork to the frame of a bike, thereby allowing for steering. A sealed bearing headset normally has a plastic or rubber gasket to protect the insides...

Company: Cane Creek
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Install a Threaded Headset

A headset is basically the piece that holds the fork to the frame of a bike, thereby allowing for steering. A sealed bearing headset normally has a plastic or rubber gasket to protect the insides...

Company: Chris King
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Install a Sealed Bearing Headset

A headset is basically the piece that holds the fork to the frame of a bike, thereby allowing for steering. A sealed bearing headset normally has a plastic or rubber gasket to protect the insides...

Company: Cane Creek
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to Install a Sealed Bearing Headset/Threaded Headset/Threadless Headset

Headsets are the bike components that provide an interface between the moving forks that steer, and the head tube of the frame. There are a lot of special tools for the installation. If you...

Company: Cane Creek
Type: Repair Tutorial
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How to String Brake Cables

Stringing brake cables is pretty straightforward.

You’ll need:

  • Allen wrench
  • Cable cutters
  • Brake housing
  • Brake cable
  • Ferrule
  • Cable...
    Company: Truvativ
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How To Adjust a Mountain Bike Front Derailleur

    How To Adjust a Mountain Bike Front Derailleur

    Tools you will need:

    allen key

    ...
    Company: Maxxis
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How to Overhaul Your Wheel Hub's Bearings

    Watching these YouTube videos, I am pleasantly surprised when someone can make a bike tutorial funny. Why I was pissing myself laughing at this particular video had to do probably with the deadpan...

    Part hubs rear front
    Company: Park
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How to Overhaul Your Bottom Bracket

    One of the ways you can keep your bike riding smoothly is by giving it a good cleaning, both inside and out. Overhauling a bottom bracket will most likely not be in your weekly cleaning regimen...

    Company: Park
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How to Install a Bottom Bracket

    I like being thorough and bike mechanics requires a lot of attention to detail. If you don’t get it right the first time, your ride suffers. And the level of competence, time and patience can...

    Company: Odyssey
    Type: Repair Tutorial
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    How to Install Pedals on a Bicycle

    Tutorial on how to install bike pedals.  Pedals will usually have left or right hand markings on them, either on the body of the pedal or on the end of the spindles. 

    Starting with right...

    Type: Repair Tutorial

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