Tag: bike repair

Building a fun bike jump out of wood

Last week, we built our first in trail feature, dubbed the Maim Frame. I purposely positioned it at the slowest point on the trail to keep things interesting, but that’s kind of what made it so hard to ride. It seems like everything I build is sketchy for the wrong reasons. So this morning, Kevin […]

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 […]

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 […]

Vintage Peugeot Road Bike Restoration

Welcome to another bike, and another Restoration This, well I am not to sure what this is. I know it is a Peugeot! and it is from the early 1980’s just purely because of the components that are on the bike but the bike has been heavily painted So yes…A lot of cleaning to do […]

Building the Backyard “Maim Frame”

As it stands, we have a great starting point for downhill trails on Berm Peak. We have a route to the summit, an official trailhead, and a big roll-in called the Flight Deck. We even have a map of the property, and a rough layout of what our future trail system could look like. Today, […]

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 […]

Building Eric Porter’s MTB Garage Workshop

Eric Porter has been a pro mountain biker for the better part of 20 years. He’s always riding a fresh bike with fresh gear, and traveling to incredible destinations. He even has the dream backyard, nestled in a picturesque valley in Utah. But despite this dream that Eric is living, his garage is a wreck. […]

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, […]

Reviewing a Strange Array of Bike and Outdoor Products

It’s been a while since we’ve taken a look at some bike and outdoor products. If you’re new here, these videos are for fun. It’s just me showing you a bunch of stuff and telling you what I think of it. So with that, let’s get started. A lot of us prefer riding our bikes […]

Tour of my Home Bike Shop after almost 2 years

in April of 2017 I converted my garage into a home bike shop, which means it’ll be two years old this Spring. Today, I’ll take you on a tour of the hack shack, give you a run down on what’s working, and what I might have done differently. Before we get into any of that […]