Tag: Park Tool

5 Bike Maintenance Mistakes Every Triathlete And Cyclist Should Avoid

– Okay, we’ve all been there. We try to make a quick fix on our bike, only to make it worse and end up costing us more money. Now that’s painful, but that’s not the type of painful I’m talking about today. I’m talking about the kind of mistake that leaves you jumping around in […]

How to Wrap Handlebars for Road Bikes

Calvin Jones here, Park Tool Company. In this video, we’re going to walk to the procedures of wrapping the drop style handlebars. There are many types of handlebar tapes available. They all vary in strength. Before you begin wrapping, if you’re unfamiliar with the brand, grab the end of the tape and pull to get […]

The New Breed Of E Bikes: In The Workshop And On The Trail

E-Mountain bikes are changing and you don’t have to look too far back to these designs are pretty clunky With motors of batteries literally chucked onto a normal mountain bike but now we’re seeing ground up designs that much more integrated the driving Force literally behind that a smaller more compact motor systems like this […]

$20 MaxxHaul 80717 Folding Bike Floor Stand Review

Thanks for tuning in this is The Sweet Cyclists, today we’re gonna be looking at the MaxxHaul foldable floor stand. So here we have the floor stand in its box. I want to thank MaxxHaul for actually send this out to be reviewed. Now what makes this product kind of interesting is the fact that […]

How To Safety Check A Retro Mountain Bike | GMBN Freak Week

– Okay a bit more of an unusual one this week. You might notice this fine specimen of a bike in front of me here. This is a 1993 Diamond Back Sorento. Why have I got this? Well, this week is our freak week. Doing a whole bunch of weird and wonderful things. But the […]

How To Set Up Your Cross Country Bike | Mountain Bike Maintenance

– Cross country bikes are built for all out speed, long distance pedaling and maximum efficiency. In this video we’re gonna run you through how you can set up to ensure that when you’re in the saddle all day, it’s gonna be as comfortable as possible. Cross country bikes are really designed to be fast […]

Visiting Cycling’s Largest Tool Company | Park Tool

Earlier this month I spent about a week in British Columbia producing a short film. On my way home, I stopped in Minnesota to visit my friends and colleagues at Park Tool Company. I use the word colleagues because Calvin, Truman, and Scott run Park Tool’s YouTube channel, making them fellow creators. While there, we […]

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 Change A Spoke On Your Mountain Bike | MTB Maintenance

– Replacing a spoke can be one of those really annoying but it’s such an easy task. In my case, I actually rode through a bush, a stick got caught in the wheel and snapped the spoke. It could come down to fatigue that you need to replace that spoke, and in this video we’re […]