Tag: dirty

Mid Winter Bike Check | Road Bike Maintenance Tips

– The winter is a harsh time to ride, and nothing will bear the brunt of the elements more than your bicycle. Follow this quick guide to keep your wheels spinning sweetly this winter. So now that we’re inside in the warm and dry, we’re going to take a little bit of time to run […]

The Worst Things About Being A Mountain Biker

– Mountain Bike is the best sport in the whole world, in my eyes. But there are a few things in there that can throw you off the edge, and make you give up this beautiful sport. So I’ve pulled out a few of the worst things about being a mountain biker. The nasty smell. […]

How To Clean A Cyclo-cross Bike Like A Pro Mechanic

– All right, so, the rain has started to fall here at the Trek CXC Cup and I’ve got Mike Berry, one of the mechanics at the cannondale-cyclocrossworld.com team and we’re going to go back over to your trailer and we’re going to learn how to clean one of these bikes. – Absolutely. – All […]

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 […]

How To Clean Your Mountain Bike | Living In An Apartment

– [Henry] There are few things quite as fun for me, personally, than going out into the woods, getting me and my bike in the right state. But sadly, at some point, you’ve got to deal with the consequences. Some people can lock it away in their garage, let it fester and not have to […]

How To Service A Free Hub Body | Mountain Bike Maintenance

– The freehub body, often called the cassette body, is this central part of the hub that the cassette sits on top of. Now it’s primary job is to allow the drive train to work, and also disengage, allow you to free wheel. Inside this, the typical type of free hub body has a pawl […]

How To Clean Your Disc Brakes | Mountain Bike Maintenance

Squealing brakes is one of the most irritating things you can suffer from when out riding mountain bikes and the squeels can range from ear-piercing shrieks all the way to horrendous howling, sometimes even vibration that you can feel through your hands. So this is everything you need to know about this brake squeeling and […]