Tag: Bicycle Maintenance

How to Remove and Install a Crank Arm on a Bike

Calvin Jones here, Park Tool Company. we’re going to walk through how to remove and install the crank on a bicycle. There are many different crank styles and systems and we have videos on most of them. If you know the crank that you have, select it from one of these videos. if you’re unsure […]

How to Align a Mechanical Disc Brake on a Bike

A rubbing or under-performing disc brake can often make a ride frustrating. Regardless of brand and model, this video will help you align your mechanical disc brakes. Hello Truman with Park Tool here. This video will help you gain the knowledge you need to adjust your mechanical disc brakes. If you have hydraulic disc brakes, […]

Bicycle Repair : How to Install a Water Bottle Cage on Your Bike

Hi, this is David back with Expert Village. Next I’m going to demonstrate for you how to install a water bottle cage. You’ve gone to the store, bought a cage, now you need to install it. It’s really simple. All you need is an Allen Wrench. You can pick these up pretty much at any […]

How to Use the IB-3 I-Beam Multi-Tool

This is the IB-3 I-Beam Multi-Tool. Contains multiple features: a composite tire lever with an SW-0 and an SW-2 compatible spoke wrench, 8mm hex box wrench, Has multiple hexes on it: 1 ½, 2, 2 ½, 3, 4, 5 and 6 millimeter hexes with an 8mm hex adapter It also has a T25 Torx-style bit […]

How to Wash a Bike

Calvin Jones here, Park Tool Company. In this repair help video we’re going to walk through a basic bike wash. Let’s begin with what we need for equipment. Hand protection is a really good idea, such as the Mechanic’s Gloves from Park Tool. Next: some water. Just like doing dishes, steamy good hot water. If […]

Brake Caliper Mounting & Adjustment – Linear Pull & V Brake

In this video we will walk through the mounting and adjustment for the linear pull rim caliper brake. Make sure you’re watching the caliper mounting and adjustment video that matches your brake type. If you’re not sure what you’re dealing with, watch this video. The linear pull brake may be found on the rear or […]

How to Patch a Bicycle Inner Tube

In this video, we’re going to show you proper use of a patch kit on a bicycle inner tube, including pre-glued patches, self-vulcanizing patches, and emergency tire boots. We’ll also show you things to watch out for to avoid getting more flats in the future. Hello, Calvin Jones here with Park Tool Company. First, let’s […]