Tag: cable

GMBN Tech Essentials Ep.5 | Replace MTB Gear Cables

– This is the GMBN Tech essential series Our easy to follow series of maintaining and looking after your bike. Now, although the transmission drivetrain of your bike does look quite complicated, it’s actually pretty simple when you take a good look at it. Now in last week’s video, we took a look at the […]

Road Bikes With Disc Brakes: Hot Or Not? | GCN Tech Show Ep. 70

(logo zooms) – Welcome to the GCN Tech show. – This week we’ve got ourselves a new GPS, a book all about climbs, a new 12-speed group set, plus a brand new Pinarello. – And our main talking point, which look better, disc brake bikes or rim brake bikes. – Well, I know the answer […]

How To Replace Cable Housing Routed Internally Through A Bike Frame

I’m going to show you how to replace an internally routed cable housing. And this is like an old cable housing so this is the one I am gonna go ahead and replace So what I am going to do is take a brake cable …because this is brake cable housing I’m going to insert […]

How to Replace Road Bike Gear Cables | Halfords UK

You need to replace your road bike gear cables if they’re frayed kinked or rusty. Before beginning make sure you have a hex key, cable cutters, the correct replacement cable pliers, an end cap and lubrication. When you start make sure your bike is in the highest gear so the cable has the least amount […]

Set Up A Bike’s Cantilever Wheel Rim Brake

Clean the threads on the inside of the bosses and the matching threads on the cantilever brake bolts. If they’ve been used before, acetone is the best substance to remove old thread-lock glue. Handle acetone with care it’s volatile and flammable. The inside of the bosses need to ‘sticky’. Clean the outsides of the bosses. […]

How To Replace & Fit Gear Cables On A Road Bike Like A Pro | Maintenance Monday

– Changing your gear cables could quite possibly be the best thing that you can do to improve the performance of your shifting. Putting new, good quality cable inners and outers on will improve the accuracy of your shifting. It’s gonna make your shifting action lighter. And particularly, it’s gonna help with troublesome downshifts, so […]

How To Set Up & Index Road Bike Gears | Road Bike Maintenance

– Skipping or badly performing gears are a terrible thing to have. The game of gear roulette when you shift a lever and hoping the chain goes onto the correct sprocket can be a frustrating thing. So let’s solve those gearing problems. (futuristic music) Now in the setup we’re looking at today, it’s operated by […]