Tag: Bike Maintenance

How To Avoid Most Common Mechanicals On Your Mountain Bike

– Getting a mechanical can really slow down a ride, but it can be so bad sometimes it’ll ruin it. – Oh, mate, Neil I hate that, yeah. – Right, so this is how to avoid the most common mechanical problems. (electronic exploding tones) I reckon there’s a huge amount of mechanicals that could’ve been […]

PCS-4-1 & PCS-4-2 Deluxe Home Mechanic Repair Stand

Park Tool PCS-4 Deluxe Home Mechanic Repair Stand is a heavy duty folding stand that’s perfect for home use or portable shop use. Clamping height is quickly and easily adjustable from 55 to 68 inches using the convenient quick release system. The PCS-4 is offered with a choice of two different shop clamps: the 100-3C […]

5 Minute Gear Adjust | How To Set Up Your Mountain Bike Gears Correctly

– This is a nice, simple video about tuning your gears fast. I’m going to show you everything you need to know about your front derailleur, your rear derailleur and both your shifters in order to get your gears set up in just five minutes. (dramatic music) Okay well firstly, why would you want to […]

My wheel truing workflow – get your wheels perfect every single time!

Hi I’m Alexandros Siasos and you may have seen me truing the wheels of my bikes in my Instagram bike maintenance stories and today I’m going to share with you my standard wheel truing workflow. Note that the procedure that we are about to discuss can be applied by anyone as no special tool is […]

Is A 1x Drivetrain The Right Choice For You?

– Pro cycling team Aqua Blue recently announced that they would be using 3T frames for the 2018 season. It caused something of a ruckus. Firstly because the frames are disc brake only. So controversy one. And then secondly because you can’t use a front derailleur with them. It just won’t fit. So they have […]

Help! My Bike Is Making A Noise | How To Fix A Noisy Bike

– Now if your bike is making a noise other than perhaps the swooshing of rubber tires along the road or the occasional change of gear, then it is possible that you need to actually try and solve that noise. Now, it is not necessarily the easiest thing to actually diagnose because different people call […]

Vintage Trek Road Bike Restoration Giveaway

Born in a barn, raised on rocket science WOW!, Now that is a statement Hello and welcome to another bike and another restoration This is a Trek If you are unaware who Trek are then where have you been these bicycles are everywhere in the world and is a very successful company based in America […]

Vintage Raleigh Quadra 531 Road Bike Restoration

Hello and Welcome to another Bike and another Restoration This is a Raleigh Quadra and it is back from 1988 Extremely happy that I have managed to get this and share it with you and generally what we do is start off by talking a little bit about the company itself which is Raleigh, however […]

Vintage Raleigh Road Ace 531c Road Bike Restoration

Hello and welcome to another bike and another restoration This is a very special one this as an absolute gem that I had to share with you This is a Raleigh road Ace 12 a beautiful example it is so originial but I had to get this it is unbelievable I think the bike has […]