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Set Up And Adjust A Clipless Bike Pedal

Set Up And Adjust A Clipless Bike Pedal

Identify the adjusting bolts. There is one for each foot position. A set of double-sided pedals have four adjustment bolts. Equalise the tension on all bolts on the clipless pedal by screwing to the low – anti-clockwise – limit. Don’t force them past the limit. You will feel defined steps every quarter turn. Test the […]

Dryer Repair – Replacing the Cycling Thermostat (GE Part # WE4M181)

Hi! It is Steve from PartSelect. Today we are going to show you how to change the thermostat on your dryer, and it is a really easy job. All we are going to need is a Phillips screwdriver as well as stubby Phillips screwdriver, and a pair of needle-nose pliers. Let me show you how […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : Adjusting a Bicycle Threaded Headset

Basic Bicycle Repairs : Adjusting a Bicycle Threaded Headset

Hello, this is Russ from Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective. Online at slcbikecollective.org. Also here on behalf of Expert Village. We’re going to show you today how to adjust a threaded headset. There’s often different sizes. In this particular situation, we’re dealing with a one inch. There’s also inch and an eighth, so you want […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Adjust a Bicycle Wheel Hub

Hello, this is Russ with the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective. Online at slcbikecollective.org. Also here on behalf of Expert Village. Today I’m going to show you how to adjust a front or rear hub, they’re generally both the same. First thing you’re going to want to do is remove the two rubber dust caps […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Install Bicycle Brake Cables

Hello I’m Russ and I’m here on behalf of the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, online at slcbikecollective.org and also on behalf of Expert Village. I’m going to be showing you how to install a brake cable today. You are going to remove the old brake cable just by getting it off the bike. You’ll […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Remove a Bicycle Pedal Crank

Hello, this is Russ from the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective. Online at slcbikecollective.org. Also here on behalf of Expert Village. Today I’m going to be showing you how to remove your crank, maybe for cleaning or other adjustments, maybe new chain rings. And go ahead and reinstall it as well. First thing you’re going […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Install Bicycle Shift Cables

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Install Bicycle Shift Cables

Hello. This is Russ with the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective. I’m online at www.slcbikecollective.org. I’m here today on behalf of Expert Village and we are going to show you how to install some shift cables. There’s two different types of cables out there; one is shift and one is brake. Shift cables are linear […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Install Bicycle Hand Grips

Hello, this is Russ with the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective, online at slcbikecollective.org, on behalf of Expert Village and today I’m going to show you how to install some new hand grips. The old ones that you have on there are probably worn out. You can go ahead and take a razor blade and […]

Mount a Bike Tyre With a Wire Bead

Mount a Bike Tyre With a Wire Bead

Pump a small amount of air into the tube so it holds a circular shape and is roughly the same size as the folding bike tyre. It’s good practice to mark any coloured label or script at the valve hole. This may make it easier to trace a small elusive puncture hole. If the wire […]

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Adjust Bicycle Front Brakes

Basic Bicycle Repairs : How to Adjust Bicycle Front Brakes

Hello, this is Russ with the Salt Lake City Bicycle Collective. Also here on behalf of Expert Village and today I’m going to show you how to adjust a v-brake. There’s a couple different kinds of brakes out there. This one is a linear pull brake, it pulls from the side with a long arm […]