Tag: Bike Maintenance

How to Fix a Broken Bicycle Chain

In this video, we’ll walk through how to identify any damage to your chain and how to fix it so you can get back on the road. We’ll cover the most common ways your chain can become damaged and give you the knowlege you need to be ready for any unforseen mishaps. Hi, I’m Ben […]

12 Common Bike Maintenance Mistakes And How To Avoid Them

– Whilst maintaining your mountain bike is actually fairly straightforward, it could be really easy to get a few things wrong. Especially if you rush something, if you don’t quite know what you’re doing, or if you just take a chance on something and don’t do your research. So here are some classic mountain bike […]

HPG-1 High Performance Grease

The Park Tool HPG-1 High Performance Grease is a proprietary blend of grease specifically designed for bicycles and bicycle bearings. HPG-1 offers superior adherence and extended lubrication life. It’s highly water-resistant and can handle extreme temperatures from -20° Fahrenheit to 540° Fahrenheit. HPG-1 is perfect for high-end applications including precision ground and ceramic bearings, pivots […]

How To Remove Rounded Bolts | Ask GCN Anything About Cycling

– Welcome to this week’s Ask GCN Anything mechanical special edition, where we answer questions that you’ve sent in. I’m gonna waste no time. I’m gonna get straight to it. First up is a question from Jim Watkinson. Grease or copper slip on threads or seatposts? Wow, great question Jim. It totally depends on the […]

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, […]

7 Ways You’re Destroying Your Mountain Bike | MTB Maintenance Tips

– Mountain bikes may well be tough old things. They can take a hell of a pasting out on the trails, but they’re not invincible. It’s entirely possible that you’re slowly, or actually in some cases, rapidly, aging your pride and joy. So let’s take a look at those things that really do kill your […]

Top 7 Bike Maintenance Hacks | Cycling Tips For Triathletes

– Triathlon requires a lot of care and with that it means a lot of maintenance and that’s before we even start on ourselves. But over the years I’ve learned a number of ways to make that maintenance just a little bit quicker, easier, and sometimes cheaper. So here are my top seven maintenance hacks. […]