Six incredibly frustrating, completely avoidable bike maintenance mistakes. We’ve (repeatedly) made these, now you don’t have to.
Shift into Higher Gear with these Assets for Cyclists
This tutorial will show you how to correctly maintain and repair the wheel bearings on bikes.
A good tool kit for being able to repair and maintain your bike is one of those things that every cyclist should have, however few of us have.
I show how to find and repair clicking, ticks, creaks, squeaks, knocks, clunks, or other strange annoying sounds coming from a bike bottom bracket or cranks while pedaling. I show the most common causes for noises and how to fix them. Keep in mind a noise can seem to be coming from the bottom bracket, but can really be coming from somewhere else to the pedals, cranks, seat/seatpost, loose chain ring bolts, or even bottle cages.
On my way home from work one day I rescued this bike from the garbage. In this video I show a diagnosis of the problems and demonstrate how I fixed them using spare parts I had in my collection.
Why do you get a flat every time you ride your bike? BikemanforU shows us how to find the answer.
Here is a home made bike work stand. You would love a nice Park Tool bike stand, but they are pretty pricey.It is a lot cheaper to build your own. We lucked into a Park Stand at a yard sale years ago. But that doesn’t happen often, so this home built stand is a great alternative. The basic design can easily be modified for your own needs.